Alexander Crummell School

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Alexander Crummell School
Alexander Crummell School is located in Washington, D.C.
Alexander Crummell School
Location NE., Washington, D.C.
Coordinates 38°54′49″N 76°59′10″W / 38.91361°N 76.98611°W / 38.91361; -76.98611Coordinates: 38°54′49″N 76°59′10″W / 38.91361°N 76.98611°W / 38.91361; -76.98611
Built 1910
Architect Snowden Ashford
Architectural style Elizabethan Revival
Governing body D.C. government
NRHP Reference # 03000671[1]
Added to NRHP July 25, 2003[2]

The Alexander Crummell School is an Elizabethan Revival school building, located at 1900 Gallaudet Street and Kendall Street, Northeast, Washington, D.C., in the Ivy City neighborhood.

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It was designed by Snowden Ashford in 1910, and named for educator Alexander Crummell.[3] It was built in 1911 by Allan T. Howlson, for $44,987.00.[4] It was dedicated on November 23, 1911. It was closed in 1977. A community group used the school for a preschool, library, job training and daycare center. During the 1990s, the property was used by an automobile auctioneer. It is now used as parking for a nightclub.

It was listed by the D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board, on May 23, 2002.[5] It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places, in 2003.[6]

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