Bayard Taylor School
Bayard Taylor School, September 2010
Bayard Taylor School
Bayard Taylor School
Bayard Taylor School
Location3698 N. Randolph St.,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°0′25″N 75°8′19″W / 40.00694°N 75.13861°W / 40.00694; -75.13861Coordinates: 40°0′25″N 75°8′19″W / 40.00694°N 75.13861°W / 40.00694; -75.13861
Area2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built byDavid Peoples
ArchitectHenry deCourcy Richards
Architectural styleColonial Revival, Late Gothic Revival
MPSPhiladelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference No.88002329[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 18, 1988

Bayard Taylor School is a historic elementary school located in the Hunting Park neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is part of the School District of Philadelphia. The building was designed by Henry deCourcy Richards and built in 1907–1908. It is a three-story, seven bay, brick building with a raised basement in the Colonial Revival / Late Gothic Revival-style. It features an ornate entrance pavilion, stone detailing, and a brick parapet.[2] The school was named for poet and author Bayard Taylor (1825–1878).

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


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  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: Bayard Taylor School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-16.