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Edwin M. Stanton School (Philadelphia)

Edwin M. Stanton School (Philadelphia)

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Edwin M. Stanton School
Edwin M. Stanton School entrance, May 2010
Location 1616–1644 Christian St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°56′25″N 75°10′16″W / 39.9404°N 75.1710°W / 39.9404; -75.1710Coordinates: 39°56′25″N 75°10′16″W / 39.9404°N 75.1710°W / 39.9404; -75.1710
Area less than one acre
Built 1925–1926
Built by McCloskey & Co.
Architect Irwin T. Catharine
Architectural style Art Deco
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference # 88002326[1]
Added to NRHP November 18, 1988

Edwin M. Stanton School is a historic elementary school located in the Southwest Center City neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is part of the School District of Philadelphia. The building was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1925–1926. It is a three-story, 10-bay by 3-bay, made of bricks on a raised basement in the Art Deco-style. The entrance features a portico with Doric order columns and terra cotta colored tiles. It also has a stone cornice with colored ttera cotta tile and a brick parapet.[2] The school was named for Edwin M. Stanton.

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

References

  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 Jefferson M. Moak (May 1987). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Edwin M. Stanton School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03. 

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