Old Norcross Public School
The former Norcross Public School at 17568 Norton Ave S opened as a public school in 1938, operated until c. 1970s. As of 2021 being marketed as a residential project, but needs a total restoration.
According to Docomomo, the structure is an “Art deco school built under the Works Progress Administration (WPA) of the federal New Deal, replacing a two-story wooden school. The brick structure cost approximately $46,000. Closed in 1970s.”
In 2020, it was listed for sale as a potential 3500-3800 sq. ft. residential adaptive reuse.
Sales website, well documented with photos: https://artdecoschool.com/.
Additional research via the Docomomo US MN Modern Registry Map.
Project originally submitted by Bobak Ha'Eri on November 19, 2021.
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