Grays Road Recreation Center
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Grays Road Recreation Center, May 2010
Grays Road Recreation Center is located in Philadelphia
Grays Road Recreation Center
Grays Road Recreation Center is located in Pennsylvania
Grays Road Recreation Center
Grays Road Recreation Center is located in the United States
Grays Road Recreation Center
Location2501 Christian St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates39°56′32″N 75°11′6″W / 39.94222°N 75.18500°W / 39.94222; -75.18500Coordinates: 39°56′32″N 75°11′6″W / 39.94222°N 75.18500°W / 39.94222; -75.18500
Area0.2 acres (0.081 ha)
Built1926-1927
ArchitectWindrim, John T.
Architectural styleColonial Revival
NRHP reference No.88000448[1]
Added to NRHPApril 21, 1988

Grays Road Recreation Center is a historic recreation center located in the Grays Ferry neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was designed by John T. Windrim and built in 1926–1927. It is a 2+12-story, five-bay by nine-bay, red-brick building on in the Colonial Revival style. It has a gable roof with dormers, centrally placed arched entryway with stone surround, and two internal brick chimneys. The interior features a two-story auditorium, measuring 50 feet by 30 feet. The building was funded by the Richard Smith Family Trust.[2]

It 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 Elizabeth R. Mintz (November 1987). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Grays Road Recreation Center" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.