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Washington School, exterior close view, Grand Forks, N.D.
Washington School, exterior close view, Grand Forks, N.D.
TitleWashington School, exterior close view, Grand Forks, N.D.
Date of Original199-
DescriptionA close view of the front entrance of Washington School. The decorative cast stone that typifies the structure is clearly visible. Two raised blocks read "Washington School" and "Fifth Ward" The photograph is obviously taken in winter as snow is evident in the foreground.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectEducation
Art & Architecture
Subject (LCTGM)Architecture
Brickwork
Snow
Trees
Transportation
Schools
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Subject (AAT)Classical Revival
Organization NameWashington School (Grand Forks, N.D.)
LocationGrand Forks (N.D.)
AddressGrand Forks (N.D.) - 6th Street N.
Decade1990-1999
Item Number32GF275-21
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryErected during the "Second Dakota Boom", Washington School was built in 1907 and is one of only two remaining schools built during that period. The school is an example of the "Classical Revival" style. The exterior walls are brick with cast stone trim. Washington School was entered into the National Register of Historic Places 1992-02-24.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Archaeology and Historic Preservation Division Collection
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (32GF275-21)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32GF27521
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