1918 - North Fort Worth High School - Fort Worth, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 32° 46.857 W 097° 21.399
14S E 653901 N 3628198
Quick Description: It is used as an annex of the JP Elder Middle School next door.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 10/6/2019 11:30:55 AM
Waymark Code: WM11E76
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 0

Long Description:
NRP Nomination Form

"The North Fort Worth High School (NFWHS) is a 3-story load-bearing masonry and concrete buUding facing south at 600 Park Street. The Prairie School influenced building follows an "H" plan with an auditorium nested in the south opening and a gymnasium in the north opening of the "H". The building has a brick exterior with cast stone and terra cotta trim, wood double hung paned windows and a flat roof. The cast stone and orange terra cotta trim express the strong horizontal and vertical massing lines characteristic of the Prairie School style. The balance of the elevations consist of blended red brick. The school building, retaining wadls (structure), stairs (structure), and fountain (structure) are Contributing elements on the site."

Year of construction: 1918

Cross-listed waymark: [Web Link]

Full inscription:
NORTH FORT WORTH HIGH SCHOOL / ERECTED A.D. 1918 / SANGUINET & STAATS ARCHICTECTS / J.C. BUCHANAN CONTRACTOR


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