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Euclid Avenue School - Jamestown, New York
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Szuchie
N 42° 06.523 W 079° 14.278
17T E 645681 N 4663349
Quick Description: Welcome to the Euclid Avenue School in Jamestown, New York!
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 2/24/2008 1:28:20 PM
Waymark Code: WM382Y
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv
Views: 9

Long Description:
According to the NRHP archive: The Euclid Avenue School is architectually significant as an intact, represntative example of early twentieth century electic style public architecture in Jamestown. Designed by local architect, C.C. Pedersen in 1911 and enlarged by the same architect in an identical design in 1920, the structure combines Neoclassical features and proportions with elements of the Spanish Mission and Craftsman styles in an exlectic composition that is characteristic of early twentieth century architectural fashion. Its clay tile roof is a particularly notable feature, one of the few known examples in western New York. The school was built to serve Jamestown's rapidly expanding northside neighborhood - a product of the city's rapid industrial and population growth around the turn of the century. At the time of its construction, the school exhibited many modern technical design innovations for public school design. Retaining an outstanding level of integrity, the Euclid Avenue School is historically significant for its association with the development of Jamestown in the early twentieth century.
Street address:
28 Euclid Ave
Jamestown, NY USA

County / Borough / Parish: Chautauqua

Year listed: 1985

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event

Periods of significance: 1900-1924

Historic function: Education/School

Current function: Vacant/Not In Use

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 1: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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