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Demores Elementary School

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1985, 1999, Janet Prchal for Hulsing and Associates. 350 Broadway

As with the 1903 three-story school it replaced, this building continues to serve the community as an activities center and playground area as well as an elementary school. A child-scaled bell tower with a clock evokes some of the memory of the town’s original school, and transom windows in the classrooms take advantage of cooling breezes in the Badlands. The broad horizontality, over-hanging eaves, and low-sloped hipped roofs seem to embed the school in its setting.

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Steve C. Martens and Ronald H. L. M. Ramsay
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Steve C. Martens and Ronald H. L. M. Ramsay, "Demores Elementary School", [Medora, North Dakota], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/ND-01-BI4.

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Cover: Buildings of North Dakota

Buildings of North Dakota, Steve C. Martens and Ronald H. L. M. Ramsay. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2015, 175-176.

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