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Phoenix Indian School, Dining Hall, Northeast Corner of Central Avenue & Indian School, Phoenix, Maricopa County, AZ



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B&W Photos

HB75053
Overall View From Southwest

HB75054
Close View From Southwest

HB75055
South Facade From South

HB75056
West Facade (south Half) From West

HB75057
West Facade (north Half) From West

HB75058
Overall View From Northwest

HB75059
Overall View From Northeast

HB75060
East Facade From East

HB75061
Southeast Tower, Detail View From North

HB75062
Southwest Tower, Detail View From North

HB75063
Southwest Tower, Detail View From Northeast

HB75064
Interior, Looking Northwest From South Wall

HB75065
Interior, Looking North From South Wall

HB75066
Interior, Looking Northeast From South Wall

HB75067
Interior, Overall View Of Ceiling From Southeast

HB75068
Interior, Ceiling Detail, Looking Up


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Item Title


Location
Northeast Corner of Central Avenue & Indian School, Phoenix, AZ

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS AZ-145-A
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N268).
Building/structure dates: 1901 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1905 subsequent work
Significance: The Dining Hall is the oldest surviving major structure on the site of the Phoenix Indian School. In addition, not only was it the first structure at the School to employ Mission Revival style, it was also the first to do so in Phoenix, and in Arizona; it may well have been the first permanent institutional building in the U.S. in that style, which gave it unusual importance for architectural history. At the same time the stylistic choice was ideologically poignant, recalling on one hand the early history of European colonization in the West, and on the other pointing up the new "mission" embodied in the Indian School itself.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. OVERALL VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST
2. CLOSE VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST
3. SOUTH FACADE FROM SOUTH
4. WEST FACADE (SOUTH HALF) FROM WEST
5. WEST FACADE (NORTH HALF) FROM WEST
6. OVERALL VIEW FROM NORTHWEST
7. OVERALL VIEW FROM NORTHEAST
8. EAST FACADE FROM EAST
9. SOUTHEAST TOWER, DETAIL VIEW FROM NORTH
10. SOUTHWEST TOWER, DETAIL VIEW FROM NORTH
11. SOUTHWEST TOWER, DETAIL VIEW FROM NORTHEAST
12. INTERIOR, LOOKING NORTHWEST FROM SOUTH WALL
13. INTERIOR, LOOKING NORTH FROM SOUTH WALL
14. INTERIOR, LOOKING NORTHEAST FROM SOUTH WALL
15. INTERIOR, OVERALL VIEW OF CEILING FROM SOUTHEAST
16. INTERIOR, CEILING DETAIL, LOOKING UP


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