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Charlottesville Public School Building

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Thomas Jefferson High School, renamed George Washington Carver School
1926, Calrow and Wrenn. 1938, addition, Stainback and Brown. Later additions. 201 4th Street NW
  • (Photograph by Anna Kariel)
  • (Photograph by Anna Kariel)
  • (Photograph by Anna Kariel)
  • (Photograph by Anna Kariel)

Originally the “colored” high school for the city, this red brick, white-trimmed building tucked away on a side street is more modest than the nearby white high school and follows the standard form set by the Division of School Buildings, Virginia State Department of Education.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


What's Nearby


Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Charlottesville Public School Building", [Charlottesville, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 150-150.

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