Anna Howard Shaw Junior High School
Anna Howard Shaw Junior High School, June 2010
Hardy Williams Academy
Hardy Williams Academy
Hardy Williams Academy
Location5400 Warrington Ave.,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates39°56′31″N 75°13′35″W / 39.9419°N 75.2264°W / 39.9419; -75.2264Coordinates: 39°56′31″N 75°13′35″W / 39.9419°N 75.2264°W / 39.9419; -75.2264
Area3.2 acres (1.3 ha)
Built1922–1924
ArchitectIrwin T. Catharine
Architectural styleColonial Revival
MPSPhiladelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference No.88002321[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 18, 1988

Hardy Williams Academy, formerly the Anna Howard Shaw Junior High School is a historic junior high school building located in the Southwest Schuylkill neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The building was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1922–1924. It is a three-story, 17 bay, brick building on a raised stone basement in the Colonial Revival-style. It is in the shape of a shallow "W". It features a center projecting pavilion, stone cornice, and a brick parapet.[2] The school was named for Anna Howard Shaw.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1] Since 2015, the school has been used as a charter school run by Mastery Charter Schools. It was renamed in honor of Hardy Williams.

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 2012-07-07. Note: This includes Jefferson M. Moak (May 1987). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Anna Howard Shaw Junior High School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.