Old Orchard Elementary School – Toledo OH

Description

"This school is 1 unit of a P.W.A. docket which included 18 new school buildings and repairs to 35 others. Its site is large and provides ample playground space.

The building accommodates 480 pupils. It has a central auditorium-gymnasium flanked by 2 wings containing 8 standard classrooms, a kindergarten, a library, domestic science room, and shop.

The traditional design is carried out in red brick with stone trim. It was completed in February 1937 at a construction cost of $228,275 and a project cost of $251,092."

Project Details

Federal Cost Local Cost Total Cost Project #'s
251092

Source notes

C.W. Short and R. Stanley-Brown. "Public Buildings: A Survey of Architecture of Projects Constructed by Federal and Other Governmental Bodies Between the Years 1933 and 1939 with the Assistance of the Public Works Administration." (1939).

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Location Info


2402 Cheltenham Rd.
Toledo, OH 43606

Location notes:
A new, modern Old Orchard School building opened directly adjacent to this one in May 2011. This building still appears to be standing, but confirmation is needed.

Coordinates: 41.667828, -83.611225

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