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St. Stanislaus Institute
St Stan LuzCo PA 1.JPG
Dormitory
Location 141 Old Newport St., Newport Township, Pennsylvania
Area 4.1 acres (1.7 ha)
Built 1918
Architect Prawdzik, Alexander, I.; et al.
Architectural style Mission/Spanish Revival, Modern Movement
NRHP reference No. 08001267
Added to NRHP December 30, 2008

St. Stanislaus Institute, also known as St. Stanislaus Orphanage and Holy Child Church, is a historic former Roman Catholic orphanage complex located at 141 Old Newport Street in Newport Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania within the Diocese of Scranton.

Description

The complex consists of three interconnected and three independent buildings built between 1918 and 1939, built originally for use as an orphanage for Polish children.

St Stan LuzCo PA 2
Chapel
St Stan LuzCo PA 3
Boiler building

They are the Spanish Revival style boys dormitory (1918), Holy Child chapel (1939), laundry / boiler building, and rectory and garage. The facility closed in 1972.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.

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