West Ward School – Gulfport MS

Description

One of two schools constructed with 45% funding from Public Works Administration, the West Ward school had 16 rooms and a capacity in each for 40-45 students. A library/conference room was upstairs. The two buildings constructed at the same time by the same architects and builders cost a total of about $205,500. The building was demolished in 1994.

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, 1937. Biloxi Daily Herald, p. 1, 2.

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

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Location Info


3326 West Beach Boulevard
Gulfport, Mississippi 39501

Coordinates: 30.3628764, -89.10173179999998

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