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Mary Disston School

Mary Disston School

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Mary Disston School
Mary Disston School, September 2010
Location 4521 Longshore Ave., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°01′39″N 75°02′38″W / 40.0274°N 75.0440°W / 40.0274; -75.0440Coordinates: 40°01′39″N 75°02′38″W / 40.0274°N 75.0440°W / 40.0274; -75.0440
Area 2.8 acres (1.1 ha)
Built 1900–1901, 1967
Built by Harry Kuemmerle
Architect Andrew Sauer
Architectural style Colonial Revival
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference # 88002319[1]
Added to NRHP November 18, 1988

Mary Disston School is a historic school building located in the Tacony neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1900–1901, and is a two-story, three-bay, "U"-shaped stone building in the Colonial Revival style. A rear addition was built in 1967. It features a recessed central entrance with columnaded porch, arched openings, and a balcony; a central Palladian window; and hipped roof.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1] For a time the building was home to St. Josaphat's Ukrainian Catholic Church.

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 (June 1987). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Mary Disston School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03. 




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