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Milford School, 3530 West Forty-sixth Street, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, OH



B&W Photos

HB976845
BWPhotos 353070

HB976846
BWPhotos 353071

HB976847
BWPhotos 353072

HB976848
BWPhotos 353073

HB976849
BWPhotos 353074

HB976850
BWPhotos 353075

HB976851
BWPhotos 353076

HB976852
BWPhotos 353077

HB976853
BWPhotos 353078

HB976854
BWPhotos 353079

HB976855
BWPhotos 353080

HB976856
BWPhotos 353081

HB976857
BWPhotos 353082

HB976858
BWPhotos 353083

HB976859
BWPhotos 353084

HB976860
BWPhotos 353085


Item Title
BWPhotos 353085

Location
3530 West Forty-sixth Street, Cleveland, OH

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS OH-2403
Significance: Milford School was built to serve the elementary school children living in an area in the southwest section of Cleveland once known as "Kouba" for its large Czech population. It was one of a large number of school buildings designed by architect Frank S. Barnum, superintendent of buildings for the Cleveland Board of Education from 1895 to 1914, who is usually credited with ushering in the "modern" era of school construction in Cleveland with his attention to efficient planning and fire safety. The original school building of 1901-02 was virtually doubled in size with the construction of a second building, or "annex," of complimentary design just six years later, a solution commonly employed during this period as the school board attempted to meet the educational needs of a rapidly growing city.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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