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Partial view, Claremont High School, Hickory, Catawba County, North Carolina

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

Title:
Partial view, Claremont High School, Hickory, Catawba County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
School buildings
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1078pnc007
Created Date:
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 Preservation North Carolina
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: Claremont High School (Hickory, Catawba County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Sayre, C. Gadsden (Christopher Gadsden), 1876-1933 
Built:
Street:
243 3rd Ave NE
Community:
Hickory
State:
North Carolina
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
Historic sites
Schools
Architectural terra-cotta
Brickwork
Wings (Building divisions)
Arcades (Architecture)
Buildings -- Remodeling for other use
Art centers
Auditoriums
Cornices
Gymnasiums
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration
H-shaped
Pilasters
Latitude, Longitude:
35.735716, -81.334525