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St. Joseph Academy

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1960, Caudill Rowlett Scott. 101 St. Joseph's Dr.

This academy, the oldest school for boys in the region, dating to 1869, moved to the new suburbs from its original West End location. Set in the middle of a resaca in an almost island-like setting, the new campus was awarded a design citation in 1965 from Progressive Architecture. Arranged around a central green space, the complex is composed of a one-story, flat-roofed classroom building; a two-story, Marist Brothers quarters with vaulted concrete roof; and a gymnasium with an intersecting, vaulted concrete roof that recalls the structural expression of Eero Saarinen.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.

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