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Administration Building, Lackawanna College (Central High School)

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Central High School
1896, Little and O'Connor; 1923 addition, Edward Langley. N. Washington Ave. at Vine St.
  • (© George E. Thomas)
  • (Photo by William E. Fischer, Jr.)

Colorful West Mountain stone adds extra verve to a well-modeled Beaux-Arts composition that was designed to complement the Albright Library ( LK21) across Vine Street. The front entrance is enlivened with iron grillework. Langley's additions included the building's auditorium (now the Mellow Theater), which is the interior's most significant space.

Writing Credits

George E. Thomas


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George E. Thomas, "Administration Building, Lackawanna College (Central High School)", [Scranton, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 2

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, George E. Thomas, with Patricia Likos Ricci, Richard J. Webster, Lawrence M. Newman, Robert Janosov, and Bruce Thomas. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 487-487.

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