Alexander Crummell School

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Alexander Crummell School
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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.


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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