1937 WPA Sculptures by Fred Morie, "Youth Leadership"
This WPA school was built in 1936-1937 as the Southwest High School. It is now the Central Visual and Performing Arts High School.
This school has been added onto multiple times and the front of the original building is not visible from the street. The front of the school is within an interior courtyard.
5 statues by Fred Morie representing “Youthful Leadership” were created during the original project. These statues have been moved to the front of the modern part of the building.
Bosenbecker, Ray. 2008. So Where’d You Go to High School? Virginia Publishing. Gravenhorst, Edna Campos. 2008. Southwest Garden. Arcadia Publishing.
Project originally submitted by Charles Swaney on April 4, 2013.
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