Russell H. Conwell School
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Russell H. Conwell School, September 2010
Conwell Middle Magnet School is located in Philadelphia
Conwell Middle Magnet School
Conwell Middle Magnet School is located in Pennsylvania
Conwell Middle Magnet School
Conwell Middle Magnet School is located in the United States
Conwell Middle Magnet School
Location1829-1951 E. Clearfield St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates39°59′39″N 75°06′53″W / 39.9943°N 75.1147°W / 39.9943; -75.1147Coordinates: 39°59′39″N 75°06′53″W / 39.9943°N 75.1147°W / 39.9943; -75.1147
Area1.2 acres (0.49 ha)
Built1925–1926
ArchitectIrwin T. Catharine
Architectural styleLate Gothic Revival
MPSPhiladelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference No.88002258[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 18, 1988

Conwell Middle Magnet School is a historic middle school located in the Kensington 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.[2] 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.[1]

References

  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". CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Archived from the original (Searchable database) on 2007-07-21. Retrieved 2012-07-04. Note: This includes Jefferson M. Moak (June 1987). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Russell H. Conwell School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.