Francis Hopkinson School
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Francis Hopkinson, September 2010
Francis Hopkinson School is located in Philadelphia
Francis Hopkinson School
Francis Hopkinson School is located in Pennsylvania
Francis Hopkinson School
Francis Hopkinson School is located in the United States
Francis Hopkinson School
Location1301-1331 E. Luzerne Ave., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°00′30″N 75°06′08″W / 40.0084°N 75.1023°W / 40.0084; -75.1023Coordinates: 40°00′30″N 75°06′08″W / 40.0084°N 75.1023°W / 40.0084; -75.1023
Area2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built1926–1927
ArchitectIrwin T. Catharine
Architectural styleArt Deco
MPSPhiladelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference No.88002282[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 18, 1988

Francis Hopkinson School is a historic elementary school located in the Juniata neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is part of the School District of Philadelphia. The building was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1926–1927. It is a three-story, eight-bay, yellow brick building on a raised basement in the Art Deco style. It features an arched entryway with terra cotta trim and pilasters, a terra cotta cornice, and brick parapet.[2] The school is named for Francis Hopkinson.

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[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" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes J. M. Moak (May 1987). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Francis Hopkinson School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-16.