Jones, John Paul, Junior High School (NRIS 88002287)

Address: 2922 Memphis 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:

Memphis Street Academy
Memphis Street Academy Charter School at J.P. Jones is a charter school located in the Port Richmond neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is located in the former John Paul Jones Junior High School building. It was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1923–1924. It is a three-story, 17-bay, brick building on a raised basement in the Colonial Revival style. It features a central projecting entrance pavilion of stone, brick pilasters, and stone cornice and brick parapet. It was named for Naval hero John Paul Jones (1747–1792). The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988. (read more...)


  • Catharine, Irwin T.
  • Ketcham and McQuade

Architectural styles:

  • Colonial Revival

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