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Warren G. Harding Junior High School
Warren G. Harding Junior High School, September 2010
Location 2000 Wakeling St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°00′47″N 75°04′26″W / 40.0130°N 75.0740°W / 40.0130; -75.0740Coordinates: 40°00′47″N 75°04′26″W / 40.0130°N 75.0740°W / 40.0130; -75.0740
Area 8.3 acres (3.4 ha)
Built 1923–1924
Architect Irwin T. Catharine
Architectural style Colonial Revival
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference # 88002277[1]
Added to NRHP November 18, 1988

Warren G. Harding Middle School is a historic middle school located in the Frankford neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is part of the School District of Philadelphia.

It was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1923 to 1925 at a cost of just over $1 million. It is a three-story, 17-bay-wide and 12-bay-deep, brick-and-limestone building in the Colonial Revival style. It features a projecting center entrance pavilion with arched openings, stone cornice, and balustraded parapet.[2] The school was named for President Warren G. Harding.

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 J. M. Moak (May 1987). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Warren G. Harding Junior High School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-16. 

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