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High School, 1937.

High School, 1937.

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Title:
High School, 1937.
Description:
New High School, 1937, Columbia Street, taken from the corner of Common Street. Land was purchased from the Russell family, who had sold their land for the original Phillips High School across the street. The building traversed the Treadaway Brook which caused problems when preparing the site. The building is three stories high, entering on the second floor on the Columbia Street side. Dark red brick and Indiana limestone was used for the trimmings. A large auditorium and gymnasium for public used were included.
Date:
1937
Format:
Postcards/Cards
Genre:
Postcards
Location:
Watertown Free Public Library
Collection (local):
Watertown Schools
Subjects:
School buildings--Massachusetts--Watertown
Public schools--Massachusetts--Watertown
High School--Massachusetts--Watertown
Places:
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Watertown
Identifier:
figure 6009
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