North Central Ward School – Gulfport MS

Description

One of two new schools built with Public Works Administration (PWA) funds, the two schools combined were constructed for about $205,500, with PWA providing 45% of the funds (New Schools to be Opened Tonight, 1937). The school contained an auditorium to seat 498. It was demolished circa 1999.

Source notes

Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Historic Resources Inventory database.  Retrieved from http://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/prop.aspx?view=architectural

New schools to be opened tonight. March 19, 1947. Biloxi Daily Herald, p. 1,  2.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on October 27, 2014.

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Location Info


Between 24th and 25th Street
Gulfport, Mississippi 39501

Coordinates: 30.3745601, -89.0874154

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