Essential Architecture- the North East

Girard College

architect

Thomas Ustick Walter

location

Philadelphia, PA

date

1833-47 (W: 1833-48)

style

NeoClassical

construction

Stone

type

Education
 
  main building and front gates, photograph ca. 1901, Detroit Publishing Co. (no. 012951, 010504), Library of Congress.
 
  main building, plan by T. U. Walter, 1833, Girard College Collection.
 
  main building, perspective and longitudinal section by T. U. Walter, 1833, Girard College Collection.
 
  pediment and cornice detail, photo, J. Cohen and columns, photo 1987, M. Brack
 

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