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Abandoned School in Philadelphia
Posted on Fri, Mar 15, 2013
This project captures a small slice of the past and present when focusing on the education system within the city of Philadelphia. Recently, 23 schools have closed and Spring Garden School No.1 is now a hollow casting of what could happen to a building when it is no longer a home away from home for students. It is important to take from the past and apply that lesson to the future because education will always be an essential part of our everyday being. Spring Garden School No.1 sits on 12th and Ogden Streets in the Poplar neighborhood of North Philadelphia. It was built between the years 1927-1928 by Irwin Thornton Catharine. This three-story, three bay brick building in the Moderne-style landed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.
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