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Elevation of Clarence Edwards School off Main Street, Charlestown, Mass., undated

Description

This is an elevation of the the Clarence Edwards School off Main Street, Charlestown, Mass. The elevation is a front view of the school with a car driving past the front of it. The drawing titles the school as "Intermediate School, Warren Bunker Hill District, Walker St., Charlestown, John M. Gray Co. Architects, 75 High St., Boston." The drawing is filled with large trees and foilage.

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Details

Collection Name
General architectural and cartographic collection
Collection Code
AR001
Dates
ca. 1932, undated
Date Notes
Charlestown Historical Society cites the school as being built in 1932.
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
11-02-2002
Physical Description
29'' X 9'', ink of paper, elevation
Collection Type
Architectural and Cartographic Materials
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gifted on 11-19-2002 by James F. O'Gorman and Earl Shettleworth.
GUSN
311125
Reference Code
AR001.USMA.0355.001

Historical/Biographical Note

The Clarence Edwards School, still in use today, is located at 28 Walker St. in Charlestown, Mass. It was built in 1932 by John M. Gray Co. Architects, a Boston-based firm founded by John M. Gray in 1912.

John Matthew Gray was born in Salem, Mass in 1887. He received his architectural degrees from Carnegie Institute in 1908, MIT in 1910, and Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. His architectural firm is still active today.

Record details

Originator
Gray , John. Matthew , d. 1977 (Architect)
Other People
Gray , John. Matthew , d. 1977
Other Organizations
John M. Gray Co. Architects
Descriptive Terms
automobiles
elevations (orthographic projections)
schools (buildings)
trees
two-point perspectives (perspective views)
Material Type
elevations (orthographic projections)
Subjects
Architecture
Places
Charlestown (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Places (Buildings)
Clarence Edwards School

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