John M. Patterson School
John M. Paterson School, June 2010
John M. Patterson School
John M. Patterson School
John M. Patterson School
Location7001 Buist Ave.,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates39°54′58″N 75°14′12″W / 39.9162°N 75.2367°W / 39.9162; -75.2367Coordinates: 39°54′58″N 75°14′12″W / 39.9162°N 75.2367°W / 39.9162; -75.2367
Area2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built byJohn D. Cassell
ArchitectIrwin T. Catharine
Architectural styleColonial Revival
MPSPhiladelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference No.88002305[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 18, 1988

John M. Patterson School is a historic elementary school located in the Penrose neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is part of the School District of Philadelphia The building was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1920–1921. It is a three-story, eight bay by three bay, brick building on a raised stone basement in the Colonial Revival-style. It features a large center entrance, stone coping, and a parapet.[2]

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: John M. Paterson School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.