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

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

ca. 1932, undated

GUSN

GUSN-311125

You can find this within

Browse Collection

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

two-point perspectives (perspective views)
elevations (orthographic projections)
trees
automobiles
schools (buildings)
elevations (orthographic projections)

Physical Description

29'' X 9'', ink of paper, elevation

Collection Code

AR001

Collection Name

General architectural and cartographic collection

Date of Acquisition

11-02-2002

Reference Code

AR001.USMA.0355.001

Acquisition Type

Gift

Date Notes

Charlestown Historical Society cites the school as being built in 1932.

Credit Line

Gifted on 11-19-2002 by James F. O'Gorman and Earl Shettleworth.

Places

Charlestown (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Originator

Gray , John. Matthew , d. 1977 (Architect)

Material Type

elevations (orthographic projections)

Other People

Gray , John. Matthew , d. 1977

Other Organizations

John M. Gray Co. Architects

Subjects

Architecture

Description Level

Item

Historical/Biographical Note

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.