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26th District Police and Patrol Station
|Location||2136–2142 E. Dauphin St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Architect||John T. Windrim; Doyle and Doak|
|NRHP reference No.||84003550|
|Added to NRHP||July 12, 1984|
The 26th District Police and Patrol Station is a historic police station in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was designed by architect John T. Windrim (1866-1934) and built in 1896. It and is a three-story, "L"-plan, brownstone and brick building in the Renaissance style. It features a monumental arched entrance with terra cotta decorative elements, curved corner, copper entablature, wide frieze, and pitched roof. It housed a police station until 1969.
It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.
It currently (Sep 2017) houses a branch of The Philadelphia Federal Credit Union.
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