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Franklin Junior High School

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1923. 20th St. N.E., between B and C Aves. N.E.

The architectural character of this two-story red brick school is entirely announced by its monumental entrance. For this, the architect turned to the late English Gothic, adding buttresses, canopied niches, paneled walls, and suggestions of finials. The building is similar in design to the Harrison School ( CE086).

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Franklin Junior High School", [Cedar Rapids, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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