William T. Tilden Middle School

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William J. Tilden Junior High School
Tilden Jr HS 2.JPG
William J. Tilden Junior High School, June 2010
William T. Tilden Middle School is located in Philadelphia
William T. Tilden Middle School
William T. Tilden Middle School is located in Pennsylvania
William T. Tilden Middle School
William T. Tilden Middle School is located in the US
William T. Tilden Middle School
Location 6601 Elmwood Ave.,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°55′17″N 75°13′57″W / 39.9215°N 75.2324°W / 39.9215; -75.2324Coordinates: 39°55′17″N 75°13′57″W / 39.9215°N 75.2324°W / 39.9215; -75.2324
Area 4 acres (1.6 ha)
Built 1926–1927
Architect Irwin T. Catharine
Architectural style Late Gothic Revival
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference # 86003337[1]
Added to NRHP December 1, 1986

William T. Tilden Middle School is a historic middle school located in the Paschall neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is part of the School District of Philadelphia. The building was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1926–1927. It is a three-story, 11 bay, brick and limestone building in the Late Gothic Revival-style. It features projecting end bays with one-story entrances, brick piers, and a crenellated parapet.[2]

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes B. Mintz (July 1986). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: William J. Tilden Junior High School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.

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