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Henry C. Lea School of Practice

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Built  1914
NRHP Reference #  88002291
Area  1 ha
Added to NRHP  18 November 1988
Built by  Cramp & Co.
Opened  1914
Phone  +1 215-471-2915
Henry C. Lea School of Practice
Location  242 S. 47th St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
MPS  Philadelphia Public Schools TR
Address  4700 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19139, USA
Architectural style  Gothic Revival architecture
Similar  George Sharswood School, Paul L Dunbar School, Lewis C Cassidy School, F Amadee Bregy School, George W Nebinger School

Henry C. Lea School of Practice is a historic school building located in the Walnut Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was designed by Henry deCourcy Richards and built by Cramp & Co. in 1914. It is a three-story, five bay, reinforced concrete building faced with brick and with terra cotta and granite trim in the Late Gothic Revival-style. It sits on a raised basement. It features a Classical limestone center entrance surround, a central two-story bay window, decorative panels, crenelated parapet, and a projecting entrance bay. It was used as an "observation school" for teacher education and training.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.

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Henry C. Lea School of Practice Wikipedia


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