Pennsylvania Historic Preservation

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Ellwood Public School. This 1956 elementary school building in the West Oak Lane section of the city was designed by H.A. Kuljian & Company and replaced the original 1875 school on the same site. H.A. Kuljian & Company, a firm of architects and engineers founded in 1944, designed a number of elementary and junior high schools in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties.


  1. Handley says:

    This is East Oak Lane. West Oak Lane is the other side of Broad Street. I used to live here.

  2. Lisa A. Lenz says:

    Are there any photos of the old Elwood Elementary School? My 98 year old mother is curious as she recalls opening large pocket doors each day.

  3. Ron says:

    July 16, 2022
    I just drove by this afternoon. I thought they would have at least saved the bell.

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