Gompers School

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Gompers School
Gompers School is located in Baltimore
Gompers School
Location 1701 East North Ave., Baltimore, Maryland
Coordinates 39°18′42″N 76°35′40″W / 39.3117°N 76.5945°W / 39.3117; -76.5945Coordinates: 39°18′42″N 76°35′40″W / 39.3117°N 76.5945°W / 39.3117; -76.5945
Built 1905
Architect Simonson & Pietsch; Thomas,D.W. & G.H.
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #

85001272

[1]
Added to NRHP June 20, 1985

Gompers School, also known as Eastern High School and Samuel Gompers General Vocational School, is a historic high school located at Baltimore, Maryland, United States. It was designed and built during a period from 1904 to 1906 as a public high school and remained as an educational facility until its closing in 1981. It is a flat-roofed building on four floor levels, roughly square in plan. The interior layout is characterized by a series of classrooms ringing an open court to allow maximum ventilation and light.[2]

Gompers School was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "Maryland Historical Trust". Gompers School, Baltimore City. Maryland Historical Trust. 2008-11-21. 

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