Rudolph Blankenburg School
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Rudolph Blankenburg School, June 2010
Rudolph Blankenburg School is located in Philadelphia
Rudolph Blankenburg School
Rudolph Blankenburg School is located in Pennsylvania
Rudolph Blankenburg School
Rudolph Blankenburg School is located in the United States
Rudolph Blankenburg School
Location4600 W. Girard Ave.,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates39°58′22″N 75°12′55″W / 39.9727°N 75.2152°W / 39.9727; -75.2152Coordinates: 39°58′22″N 75°12′55″W / 39.9727°N 75.2152°W / 39.9727; -75.2152
Area3 acres (1.2 ha)
Built1923–1925
ArchitectIrwin T. Catharine
Architectural styleColonial Revival
MPSPhiladelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference No.88002248[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 18, 1988

Rudolph Blankenburg School is a historic school located in the Mill Creek neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is part of the School District of Philadelphia. It is named in honor of Rudolph Blankenburg, who was mayor of Philadelphia between 1911 and 1915. The building was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1923–1925. It is a three-story, nine bay by five bay, brick building on a raised basement in the Colonial Revival style. It features large stone arch surrounds on the first level, a projecting entrance pavilion, a double stone cornice, and brick parapet topped by stone coping.[2]

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 Jefferson M. Moak (May 1987). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Rudolph Blankenburg School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.