James E. Roberts Special School – Indianapolis IN


This Art Moderne-style building, designed by the architectural firm of McGuire & Shook, was constructed through a Public Works Administration (PWA) grant of $98,000 in 1936.

According to Glory-June Greiff, the structure contained all the accoutrements of a regular school building, but also additional rooms for occupational therapy, physical therapy, home economics, industrial arts, and a “rhythm room.”

Source notes

Project originally submitted by Glory-June Greiff on March 4, 2017.

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Location Info

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1401 E. Tenth St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Coordinates: 39.781266, -86.132962

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