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Exterior detail, Claremont High School, Hickory, Catawba County, North Carolina

Claremont High School (Hickory, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Exterior detail, Claremont High School, Hickory, Catawba County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
School buildings
Cornices
Original Format:
Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1078pnc002
Created Date:
Created Date:
Description:
Provenance: The school was designed by architect C. Gadsen Sayre of Raleigh, N.C. and Anderson, S.C. | Architectural Note: This three-story, H-plan building features classical terra-cotta trim on its red brick surface. The two wings, one for the gymnasium and one for the auditorium, are both faced with two-story arcades. | Historical Note: Claremont High School was one of the flagships for the state's school consolidation program. The building was recently rescued and converted into an arts center. The structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Hickory (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building:

Architect:
Built:
Street:
243 3rd Ave NE
Community:
Hickory
State:
NC
Zip:
28601
Provenance note:
The school was designed by architect C. Gadsen Sayre of Raleigh, N.C. and Anderson, S.C.
Architectural note:
This three-story, H-plan building features classical terra-cotta trim on its red brick surface. The two wings, one for the gymnasium and one for the auditorium, are both faced with two-story arcades.
Historical note:
Claremont High School was one of the flagships for the state's school consolidation program. The building was recently rescued and converted into an arts center. The structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Hickory (N.C.)
Subjects:
School buildings
High schools
Museums
Exhibition buildings
Historic buildings
National Register of Historic Places
Latitude, Longitude:
35.735716, -81.334525

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