English, J. Colin, School - North Fort Myers, Florida
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member crackergals
N 26° 40.948 W 081° 53.311
17R E 411597 N 2951574
Quick Description: J.Colin English Elementary is the only surviving historic educational building in the North Fort Myers area of Lee County.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 1/23/2010 8:50:26 AM
Waymark Code: WM83Y7
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Big B Bob
Views: 4

Long Description:
Mission/Spanish Colonial Revival architecture. Concrete block construction with rough stucco exterior surfacing. Included within the National Register boundaries for the property are the original school building, a former cafeteria building, and a low marl stone wall that encloses a landscaped lawn in front of the school. Architect N. Gallard Walker designed the school, and Franklin Wheeler, who had previously constructed the Alva High School in 1927, was the contractor.
Source: Florida Division of Historical Resources - Florida's History Through Its Places (visit link)
Street address:
120 Pine Island Road
North Fort Myers, FL USA

County / Borough / Parish: Lee

Year listed: 1999

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

Periods of significance: 1925-1949

Historic function: Education

Current function: Education

Privately owned?: no

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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