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National Register of Historic Places listings in West Philadelphia

Location of West Philadelphia in Philadelphia

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in West Philadelphia.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in an online map.[1]

There are 567 properties and districts listed on the National Register in Philadelphia, including 67 National Historic Landmarks. West Philadelphia includes 63 of these properties and districts, including 5 National Historic Landmarks; the city's remaining properties and districts are listed elsewhere. Two sites are split between West Philadelphia and other parts of the city, and are thus included on multiple lists.

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Current listingsEdit

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location Neighborhood[4] Description
1 32nd St. and Lancaster Ave. Philadelphia Armory November 14, 1991
(#91001703)
Junction of 32nd Street and Lancaster Avenue
39°57′23″N 75°11′19″W / 39.9564°N 75.1886°W / 39.9564; -75.1886 (32nd St. and Lancaster Ave. Philadelphia Armory)
University City
2 Dimner Beeber Junior High School November 18, 1988
(#88002244)
5901 Malvern Avenue
39°59′11″N 75°14′34″W / 39.9864°N 75.2428°W / 39.9864; -75.2428 (Dimner Beeber Junior High School)
West Parkside
3 Bell Telephone Exchange Building March 20, 2002
(#02000227)
8–12 North Preston Street
39°57′28″N 75°12′15″W / 39.9578°N 75.2042°W / 39.9578; -75.2042 (Bell Telephone Exchange Building)
Powelton Village Telephone switching station from about 1900 to 1928
4 Belmont Avenue Bridge in Philadelphia June 22, 1988
(#88000843)
Belmont Avenue over Ramp B
39°59′37″N 75°13′04″W / 39.9936°N 75.2179°W / 39.9936; -75.2179 (Belmont Avenue Bridge in Philadelphia)
Fairmount Park
5 Belmont School November 18, 1988
(#88002245)
4030–4060 Brown Street
39°58′00″N 75°12′18″W / 39.9667°N 75.205°W / 39.9667; -75.205 (Belmont School)
Belmont
6 Rudolph Blankenburg School November 18, 1988
(#88002248)
4600 Girard Avenue
39°58′21″N 75°12′55″W / 39.9725°N 75.2153°W / 39.9725; -75.2153 (Rudolph Blankenburg School)
Mill Creek
7 Breslyn Apartments November 14, 1982
(#82001544)
4624–4642 Walnut Street, 201–213 South 47th Street
39°57′20″N 75°12′55″W / 39.9556°N 75.2153°W / 39.9556; -75.2153 (Breslyn Apartments)
Spruce Hill
8 George L. Brooks School December 4, 1986
(#86003266)
5629–5643 Haverford Avenue
39°58′06″N 75°14′00″W / 39.9683°N 75.2333°W / 39.9683; -75.2333 (George L. Brooks School)
Haddington
9 Lewis C. Cassidy School November 18, 1988
(#88002252)
6523–6543 Lansdowne Avenue
39°58′30″N 75°15′03″W / 39.975°N 75.2508°W / 39.975; -75.2508 (Lewis C. Cassidy School)
Morris Park
10 Centennial National Bank March 11, 1971
(#71000721)
32nd and Market Streets
39°57′18″N 75°11′13″W / 39.955°N 75.1869°W / 39.955; -75.1869 (Centennial National Bank)
University City Frank Furness, architect (1875–76).
11 Chamounix April 26, 1972
(#72001146)
West Fairmount Park on Chamounix Drive
40°00′13″N 75°11′47″W / 40.0037°N 75.1963°W / 40.0037; -75.1963 (Chamounix)
Fairmount Park
12 City Line Avenue Bridge June 22, 1988
(#88000802)
City Avenue over eastern branch of Indian Creek
39°58′29″N 75°16′50″W / 39.9747°N 75.2806°W / 39.9747; -75.2806 (City Line Avenue Bridge)
Overbrook Farms
13 Cobbs Creek Automobile Suburb Historic District November 12, 1998
(#98001366)
Roughly bounded by Cobbs Creek Parkway, Spruce Street, 62nd Street, and Angora Street
39°57′01″N 75°14′50″W / 39.9503°N 75.2472°W / 39.9503; -75.2472 (Cobbs Creek Automobile Suburb Historic District)
Cobbs Creek
14 College Hall, University of Pennsylvania February 14, 1978
(#78002444)
Bounded by Walnut, Spruce, 34th, and 36th Streets
39°57′05″N 75°11′38″W / 39.9514°N 75.1939°W / 39.9514; -75.1939 (College Hall, University of Pennsylvania)
University City Thomas W. Richards, architect (1870–72).
15 Drexel Development Historic District November 14, 1982
(#82001546)
Roughly bounded by Pine, Delancey, 39th and 40th Streets
39°57′03″N 75°12′09″W / 39.9508°N 75.2025°W / 39.9508; -75.2025 (Drexel Development Historic District)
University City
16 Thomas Dunlap School December 4, 1986
(#86003277)
5031 Race Street
39°57′47″N 75°13′18″W / 39.9631°N 75.2217°W / 39.9631; -75.2217 (Thomas Dunlap School)
Haddington
17 Fairmount Park February 7, 1972
(#72001151)
Both banks of the Schuylkill River and the Wissahickon Creek, from Spring Garden Street to Northwestern Avenue
39°59′33″N 75°12′19″W / 39.9925°N 75.2053°W / 39.9925; -75.2053 (Fairmount Park)
Fairmount Park Extends into North and Northwest Philadelphia
18 Furness Library May 19, 1972
(#72001154)
34th Street below Walnut on the University of Pennsylvania campus
39°57′06″N 75°11′34″W / 39.9517°N 75.1928°W / 39.9517; -75.1928 (Furness Library)
West Philadelphia Frank Furness, architect (1888–91).
19 Garden Court Historic District July 5, 1984
(#84003539)
Roughly bounded by Larchwood Avenue, 46th, 50th, and Pine Streets; also 4526–4534 and 4537–4539 Osage Avenue
39°57′06″N 75°13′07″W / 39.9518°N 75.2186°W / 39.9518; -75.2186 (Garden Court Historic District)
Garden Court
20 Haddington Historic District September 29, 1988
(#88001832)
6000 blocks of Market, Ludlow and Chestnut Streets
39°57′41″N 75°14′31″W / 39.9614°N 75.2419°W / 39.9614; -75.2419 (Haddington Historic District)
Haddington
21 Hanson Haines House January 29, 1985
(#85000179)
4801 Springfield Avenue
39°56′46″N 75°13′01″W / 39.9461°N 75.2169°W / 39.9461; -75.2169 (Hanson Haines House)
Spruce Hill
22 Hajoca Corporation Headquarters and Showroom February 27, 2003
(#03000079)
3025 Walnut Street
39°57′08″N 75°11′06″W / 39.9521°N 75.1851°W / 39.9521; -75.1851 (Hajoca Corporation Headquarters and Showroom)
University City
23 Hamilton Family Estate June 22, 1979
(#79002321)
4039–4041 Baltimore Avenue and 4000–4018 Pine Street
39°57′00″N 75°12′18″W / 39.95°N 75.205°W / 39.95; -75.205 (Hamilton Family Estate)
Spruce Hill
24 William B. Hanna School December 4, 1986
(#86003288)
5720–5738 Media Street
39°58′28″N 75°14′10″W / 39.9744°N 75.2361°W / 39.9744; -75.2361 (William B. Hanna School)
Carroll Park
25 Holmes Junior High School November 18, 1988
(#88002281)
5429–5455 Chestnut Street
39°57′35″N 75°13′51″W / 39.9596°N 75.2307°W / 39.9596; -75.2307 (Holmes Junior High School)
Cobbs Creek
26 Hotel Pennsylvania December 26, 2012
(#12001097)
3900 Chestnut St.
39°57′18″N 75°12′00″W / 39.954984°N 75.200111°W / 39.954984; -75.200111 (Hotel Pennsylvania)
University City
27 Institute of the Pennsylvania Hospital October 15, 1966
(#66000684)
111 North 49th Street
39°57′42″N 75°13′02″W / 39.9617°N 75.2172°W / 39.9617; -75.2172 (Institute of the Pennsylvania Hospital)
Mill Creek Samuel Sloan, architect (1856–59).
28 La Blanche Apartments March 7, 1985
(#85000470)
5100 Walnut Street
39°57′23″N 75°13′25″W / 39.9564°N 75.2236°W / 39.9564; -75.2236 (La Blanche Apartments)
Walnut Hill
29 Henry C. Lea School of Practice November 18, 1988
(#88002291)
242 South 47th Street
39°57′16″N 75°12′59″W / 39.9544°N 75.2164°W / 39.9544; -75.2164 (Henry C. Lea School of Practice)
Walnut Hill
30 William Mann School November 18, 1988
(#88002297)
1835–1869 North 54th Street
39°59′08″N 75°13′53″W / 39.9856°N 75.2314°W / 39.9856; -75.2314 (William Mann School)
Wynnefield
31 Memorial Hall December 8, 1976
(#76001665)
North Concourse Drive
39°58′46″N 75°12′35″W / 39.9794°N 75.2097°W / 39.9794; -75.2097 (Memorial Hall)
Fairmount Park Herman J. Schwarzmann, architect (1874–76).
32 Monte Vista March 3, 1983
(#83002275)
917–931 North 63rd Street, 6154–6160 Oxford Street, 6151–6157 Nassau Street
39°58′46″N 75°14′44″W / 39.9794°N 75.2456°W / 39.9794; -75.2456 (Monte Vista)
Overbrook
33 Overbrook Farms March 21, 1985
(#85000690)
Roughly bounded by City Line Avenue, 58th Street, Woodbine Avenue and 64th Street
39°59′17″N 75°14′55″W / 39.9881°N 75.2486°W / 39.9881; -75.2486 (Overbrook Farms)
Overbrook Farms
34 Overbrook High School December 4, 1986
(#86003313)
59th and Lancaster Ave.
39°58′52″N 75°14′19″W / 39.981°N 75.2385°W / 39.981; -75.2385 (Overbrook High School)
Overbrook
35 Overbrook School November 18, 1988
(#88002304)
6201–6231 Lebanon Avenue
39°58′55″N 75°14′44″W / 39.9819°N 75.2456°W / 39.9819; -75.2456 (Overbrook School)
Overbrook
36 Parkside Historic District November 17, 1983
(#83004248)
Bounded by Penn Central railroad tracks, 38th Street, Girard, Parkside and Belmont Avenues
39°58′24″N 75°12′23″W / 39.9733°N 75.2064°W / 39.9733; -75.2064 (Parkside Historic District)
Parkside
37 Penn Wynn House August 31, 2017
(#100001572)
2201 Bryn Mawr Ave.
39°59′25″N 75°13′34″W / 39.990335°N 75.226077°W / 39.990335; -75.226077 (Penn Wynn House)
Wynnefield
38 Pennsylvania Railroad Freight Building October 28, 1999
(#99001291)
3118–3198 Chestnut Street
39°57′13″N 75°11′13″W / 39.9535°N 75.1869°W / 39.9535; -75.1869 (Pennsylvania Railroad Freight Building)
University City
39 Pennsylvania Railroad Office Building February 27, 2003
(#03000071)
3175 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
39°57′22″N 75°11′15″W / 39.9561°N 75.1875°W / 39.9561; -75.1875 (Pennsylvania Railroad Office Building)
University City
40 Pinehurst Apartments January 6, 1987
(#86003571)
4511–4523 Pine and 324–334 South 45th Streets
39°57′07″N 75°12′46″W / 39.9519°N 75.2129°W / 39.9519; -75.2129 (Pinehurst Apartments)
Spruce Hill
41 Poth and Schmidt Development Houses April 21, 1983
(#83002276)
3306–3316 Arch Street
39°57′27″N 75°11′24″W / 39.9575°N 75.19°W / 39.9575; -75.19 (Poth and Schmidt Development Houses)
University City
42 Frederick A. Poth Houses April 19, 1979
(#79002327)
3301–3311, 3315 Powelton Avenue
39°57′37″N 75°11′25″W / 39.9603°N 75.1903°W / 39.9603; -75.1903 (Frederick A. Poth Houses)
Powelton Village
43 Powelton Historic District May 9, 1985
(#85000998)
Roughly bounded by Brandywine Street, 32nd to 39th Streets and Lancaster Avenue
39°57′41″N 75°11′32″W / 39.9614°N 75.1922°W / 39.9614; -75.1922 (Powelton Historic District)
Powelton Village
44 The Powelton December 13, 1978
(#78002452)
3500–3520 Powelton Avenue, 214–218 35th Street, and 215–221 36th Street
39°57′35″N 75°11′25″W / 39.9597°N 75.1903°W / 39.9597; -75.1903 (The Powelton)
Powelton Village
45 Protestant Episcopal Church of the Saviour August 1, 1979
(#79002328)
Ludlow Street and 3723–3725 Chestnut Street
39°57′21″N 75°11′52″W / 39.9557°N 75.1979°W / 39.9557; -75.1979 (Protestant Episcopal Church of the Saviour)
University City Charles M. Burns, architect (1889, rebuilt after 1902 fire).
46 Richards and Goddard Buildings January 16, 2009
(#09000081)
3700–3710 Hamilton Walk
39°56′59″N 75°11′53″W / 39.9497°N 75.1981°W / 39.9497; -75.1981 (Richards and Goddard Buildings)
University City On the University of Pennsylvania campus; Louis Kahn, architect (1957–61).
47 Paul Robeson House November 22, 2000
(#00001345)
4951 Walnut Street
39°57′29″N 75°13′17″W / 39.9581°N 75.2214°W / 39.9581; -75.2214 (Paul Robeson House)
Spruce Hill
48 St. Anthony Hall House February 15, 2005
(#05000064)
3637 Locust Walk, University of Pennsylvania
39°57′09″N 75°11′47″W / 39.9524°N 75.1964°W / 39.9524; -75.1964 (St. Anthony Hall House)
University City
49 Sansom Row December 27, 1977
(#77001190)
3402–3436 Sansom St.
39°57′13″N 75°11′34″W / 39.9536°N 75.1928°W / 39.9536; -75.1928 (Sansom Row)
University City
50 John Shedwick Development Houses March 10, 1982
(#82003814)
3433–3439 Lancaster Avenue
39°57′28″N 75°11′31″W / 39.9579°N 75.1919°W / 39.9579; -75.1919 (John Shedwick Development Houses)
Powelton Village
51 William Shoemaker Junior High School December 4, 1986
(#86003328)
1464–1488 North 53rd Street
39°58′34″N 75°13′42″W / 39.9761°N 75.2283°W / 39.9761; -75.2283 (William Shoemaker Junior High School)
Carroll Park
52 Mayer Sulzberger Junior High School November 18, 1988
(#88002328)
701–741 North 48th Street
39°57′53″N 75°12′58″W / 39.9647°N 75.2161°W / 39.9647; -75.2161 (Mayer Sulzberger Junior High School)
Mill Creek
53 Thirtieth Street Station June 7, 1978
(#78002456)
West River Drive, Market Street, 30th, and Arch Streets
39°57′20″N 75°10′55″W / 39.9556°N 75.1819°W / 39.9556; -75.1819 (Thirtieth Street Station)
University City Graham, Anderson, Probst & White, architects (1929–34).
54 United States Post Office-Main Branch September 5, 2006
(#06000782)
2970 Market Street
39°57′14″N 75°10′57″W / 39.9539°N 75.1826°W / 39.9539; -75.1826 (United States Post Office-Main Branch)
University City
55 University Avenue Bridge May 26, 1994
(#94000515)
South University Avenue over the Schuylkill River
39°56′34″N 75°11′49″W / 39.9428°N 75.1969°W / 39.9428; -75.1969 (University Avenue Bridge)
University City Extends into South Philadelphia
56 University of Pennsylvania Campus Historic District December 28, 1978
(#78002457)
Roughly bounded by Hamilton Walk, South, 32nd, Walnut, 36th, Spruce, and 39th Streets
39°57′08″N 75°11′40″W / 39.9522°N 75.1944°W / 39.9522; -75.1944 (University of Pennsylvania Campus Historic District)
University City
57 Walnut Park Plaza Hotel May 10, 2005
(#05000416)
6232–6250 Walnut Street
39°57′33″N 75°14′49″W / 39.9593°N 75.2469°W / 39.9593; -75.2469 (Walnut Park Plaza Hotel)
Cobbs Creek
58 West Philadelphia High School December 4, 1986
(#86003345)
4700 Walnut St.
39°57′19″N 75°13′01″W / 39.9553°N 75.2169°W / 39.9553; -75.2169 (West Philadelphia High School)
Spruce Hill
59 West Philadelphia Streetcar Suburb Historic District February 5, 1998
(#97001669)
Roughly bounded by the University of Pennsylvania campus, Woodlands Cemetery, Poweltown Avenue, 52nd Street, and Woodland Avenue
39°57′01″N 75°12′45″W / 39.9503°N 75.2125°W / 39.9503; -75.2125 (West Philadelphia Streetcar Suburb Historic District)
Spruce Hill Boundary increase approved April 17, 2018.
60 WFIL Studio July 28, 1986
(#86002092)
4548 Market Street
39°57′30″N 75°12′45″W / 39.9582°N 75.2125°W / 39.9582; -75.2125 (WFIL Studio)
Spruce Hill
61 Woodland Terrace March 16, 1972
(#72001176)
501–519, 500–520 Woodland Terrace
39°56′58″N 75°12′17″W / 39.9494°N 75.2046°W / 39.9494; -75.2046 (Woodland Terrace)
University City Samuel Sloan, architect.
62 The Woodlands December 24, 1967
(#67000022)
40th Street and Woodland Avenue
39°56′50″N 75°12′10″W / 39.9472°N 75.2028°W / 39.9472; -75.2028 (The Woodlands)
University City Built ca. 1742, expanded 1787-90.
63 Wynnestay December 30, 2008
(#08001270)
5125 Woodbine Avenue
39°59′38″N 75°13′49″W / 39.994°N 75.2304°W / 39.994; -75.2304 (Wynnestay)
Wynnefield Built 1689, expanded 1700.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  2. ^ Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  3. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
  4. ^ "The Political and Community Service Boundaries of Philadelphia" (PDF). Philadelphia City Planning Commission. June 2004. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-03-07.