Brandywine Avenue School

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Brandywine Avenue School
Brandywine Avenue School is located in New York
Brandywine Avenue School
Location 108 Brandywine Ave., Schenectady, New York
Coordinates 42°48′8″N 73°55′29″W / 42.80222°N 73.92472°W / 42.80222; -73.92472Coordinates: 42°48′8″N 73°55′29″W / 42.80222°N 73.92472°W / 42.80222; -73.92472
Area 1.3 acres (0.53 ha)
Built 1904
Architect Wooley, W Thomas; Hanrahan Bros.
Architectural style Classical Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #

99001491

[1]
Added to NRHP December 9, 1999

Brandywine Avenue School was a historic school located at Schenectady in Schenectady County, New York. It was built in 1904 and was a 3 12-story, red brick "U" shaped institutional building in the Classical Revival style. It sat on a basement of rock-faced limestone and had a hipped roof. It operated as a teacher training facility from 1910 to 1925 and ceased being used as a school in 1974. From 1975 to 1996, it housed Schenectady City School District administrative offices and records storage.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[1]

It was destroyed by fire in November 2007. [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Raymond W. Smith (September 1999). "Brandywine Avenue School". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-12-24.  See also: "Accompanying two photos". 
  3. ^ Cathy Woodruff (November 17, 2007). "After fire, 103-year-old ex-school razed". Albany Times Union. Retrieved 2012-09-02.