Fayette School
Fayette School, October 2010
Politz Hebrew Academy
Politz Hebrew Academy
Politz Hebrew Academy
Location9225 Old Bustleton Ave.,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°04′50″N 75°02′21″W / 40.0805°N 75.0391°W / 40.0805; -75.0391Coordinates: 40°04′50″N 75°02′21″W / 40.0805°N 75.0391°W / 40.0805; -75.0391
Area1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built1855, 1915
ArchitectSamuel Sloan,
Architectural styleColonial Revival
MPSPhiladelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference No.86003295[1]
Added to NRHPDecember 4, 1986

Politz Hebrew Academy, formerly known as William C. Jacobs School and Fayette School, is a historic school located in the Bustleton neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The building consists of an original section designed by Samuel Sloan in 1855, and the main building built in 1915. The original building is a two-story, stone building sheathed in stucco. The 1915 building is a 2+12-story, three-bay, rectangular brick building in the Colonial Revival style. It features a hipped roof and gable dormers.[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 B. Mintz (July 1986). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Fayette School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-16.