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[Northeastern Grammar School]
Northeastern Grammar School/Northwest corner Crown and Race Streets./Sixth Section.
Local ID #: 259
Custis, John Trevor. The Public Schools of Philadelphia, Historical, Biographical, Statistical. Philadelphia: Burk & McFetridge Co., 1897., p. 257, 259

Overview

  • Building Type: school

Location

N LAWRENCE ST near RACE ST
NW corner of Crown Street and RACE ST
Philadelphia, PA ("northwest corner of Crown (Lawrence) and Race streets" )

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Related Project(s):
New Street School
Secondary School No. 1 (Sixth Section)

Comments

In 1868, the New Street School transferred the grammar section to the Northeastern Grammar School. In September 1896, the Secondary School No. 1 & 2 (Sixth Section) was combined with the Northeastern Grammar School. This building was within the sixth section: "The boundaries of the Sixth Ward of the City of Philadelphia, which comprises the Sixth Section of the First School District of Pennsylvania, are Seventh street, the Delaware River, Chestnut and Vine streets," (Curtis, p. 257).

 

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