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English High School (Worcester, Massachusetts)

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Built  1891
NRHP Reference #  80000601
Architectural style  Romanesque architecture
MPS  Worcester MRA
Opened  1891
Added to NRHP  5 March 1980
English High School (Worcester, Massachusetts) httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Location  20 Irving St., Worcester, Massachusetts
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English High School is an historic high school building at 20 Irving Street in Worcester, Massachusetts. The three story brick building was designed by the local firm of Barker & Nourse, and built in 1891. The Romanesque Revival building has rectangular massing, with entrances on Chatham and Irving Streets and a five story, hip roofed chateau-style tower on the corner. Gable sections have decorative brickwork, and the third story windows have arched heads, a feature continued in other parts of the building's exterior and interior. The building served as a high school building until 1966, and as school offices thereafter.

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

Notable alumni

  • William Howland (1871–1945), operatic bass, voice teacher, composer, conductor and university administrator. Graduated 1889.
  • References

    English High School (Worcester, Massachusetts) Wikipedia


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