Conwell, Russell H., School (NRIS 88002258)

Address: 1829--1951 E. Clearfield St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. County/parish: Philadelphia.

1 contributing building.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places November 18, 1988.

Part of Philadelphia Public Schools TR (NRIS 64000730).

From Wikipedia:

Conwell Middle Magnet School

Conwell Middle Magnet School is a historic middle school located in the Port Richmond neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is a magnet school in the School District of Philadelphia. The building was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1925–1926. It is a three-story, nine-bay, brick building on a raised basement in the Late Gothic Revival style. It features a central arched entryway with stone surround, stone two-story bay, and carved stone panels. The school was named for Temple University founder Russell Conwell.

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988 as the Russell H. Conwell School.

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Architects:

  • Catharine, Irwin T.

Architectural styles:

  • Late Gothic Revival

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/88002258

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