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1927 - J.P. Elder Middle School - Fort Worth, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 32° 46.951 W 097° 21.425
14S E 653859 N 3628371
Quick Description: A very large two-and-one-half-story school, with raised basement and two full stories.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 10/6/2019 1:05:36 PM
Waymark Code: WM11E7G
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:
Texas Historical Commission Survey Form

"J.P. Elder Middle School, originally called North Side Junior High School, was built in 1927. Renamed for John Peyton Elder, a retired Swift & Co. executive and Board of Education member, the two and a half story structure was designed by Wiley G. Clarkson, an architect known for his school designs in period revival styles.

Construction of the building was completed by Butcher and Sweeney. Polychrome brick and cast-stone trim clad the two stories over a high basement. The U-plan features a central entry bay with a cast stone Tudor arch framed by turret-like piers. A Tudor Revival parapet."

Year of construction: 1927

Full inscription:
LEVELED BY THE M.W. / GRAND LODGE OF TEXAS / A.F. & A.M. / (MASONIC EMBLEM) / A.D. 1927 / A.L. 5927 / ASSISTED BY TARRANT / LODGE NO. 942 A.F. & A.M.


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