William W. Axe School
William W. Axe School
William W. Axe School
William W. Axe School
Location1709 Kinsey St., Philadelphia,
Coordinates40°0′42″N 75°5′2″W / 40.01167°N 75.08389°W / 40.01167; -75.08389Coordinates: 40°0′42″N 75°5′2″W / 40.01167°N 75.08389°W / 40.01167; -75.08389
Area2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built bySamuel, Jr. Gourley
ArchitectLloyd Titus
Architectural styleColonial Revival
MPSPhiladelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference No.88002240[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 18, 1988

William W. Axe School is a historic school building located in the Frankford neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was designed by Lloyd Titus and built in 1903–1904. It is a two-story, three-bay, stone building on a raised basement in the Colonial Revival style. It has a one-story, rear brick addition. It features stone lintels and sashes and a projecting center section with gable.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1] It is currently home to the Northeast Frankford site of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia.[3][4]


  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 (June 1987). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: William W. Axe School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-16.
  3. ^ "Locations". Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia. Retrieved March 12, 2017.
  4. ^ "Northeast Frankford Boys & Girls Club Advisory Council Meeting". Frankford Gazette. March 17, 2014. Retrieved March 12, 2017.