Wood building (part 1)

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Wood building (part 1)

  1. 1. The Thomas Wood Building
  2. 2. FCS first building5th & Cherry
  3. 3. FCS second building, 15th and Race
  4. 4. The Morris Estate & the Wood Building
  5. 5. 1925 FCS new campusannouncement brochure
  6. 6. quote“The smoke and dust of the city will be replaced by fresh air and sunshine; the noise and confusion ofcrowded streets will give way to the peace and quiet characteristic of a country home.” -- 1925 announcement brochure “At Overbrook the school is more centrally located than in the city” -- 1925 announcement brochure
  7. 7. 1925transfer ofproperty to FCS for $1.00
  8. 8. The Wood Building, 1893-96originally: Wistar Morris Estate Architect: Mantel Fielding
  9. 9. Wistar Morris Estate“As Remodeled by his Heirs in 1893”
  10. 10. Mantel Fielding, architect 1865 – 1941

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