Urban Campus

Armory (also known as Philadelphia Armory and 33rd Street Armory), Drexel University

Title

Armory (also known as Philadelphia Armory and 33rd Street Armory), Drexel University
Exterior
View from southwest

Description

This is one of several armories in Philadelphia designed by Johnson. He was the architect for the city health department for his lifetime. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1991. Purchased by Drexel in 2008, the armory currently serves as a special events building hosting concerts, intramural sports events, and other special events.
Classical Revival

Creator

Johnson, Philip H. (architect, 1868 - 1933); Fidelity Construction Co.
American

Source

Jeannine Keefer

Date

1920

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Type

Drill halls; athletic buildings

Coverage

32nd Street and Lancaster Avenue, Philadelphia, PA
-75.188644
39.956427

Files

Citation

Johnson, Philip H. (architect, 1868 - 1933); Fidelity Construction Co. and American, “Armory (also known as Philadelphia Armory and 33rd Street Armory), Drexel University,” Urban Campus, accessed November 23, 2017, http://urbancampus.richmond.edu/items/show/414.