Riverton Elementary School

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Riverton Elementary School
Riverton Elementary 24SEP2012.JPG
Riverton Elementary School is located in Utah
Riverton Elementary School
Location 12830 S. Redwood Rd., Riverton, Utah
Coordinates 40°31′6″N 111°56′22″W / 40.51833°N 111.93944°W / 40.51833; -111.93944Coordinates: 40°31′6″N 111°56′22″W / 40.51833°N 111.93944°W / 40.51833; -111.93944
Area less than one acre
Built 1925-30
Architect Scott & Welch; Ashton & Evans
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 96000872[1]
Added to NRHP August 8, 1996

The Riverton Elementary School, at 12830 S. Redwood Rd. in Riverton, Utah, was built during 1925-30 and is the oldest public school building surviving in Riverton. According to its NRHP nomination in 1996, it is significant historically as representing "the adaptation of schools to meet the needs associated with providing appropriately sized and wholesomely designed spaces in which children could be taught," and for its long service in the community of Riverton.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.[1]

It now houses the Riverton City Office.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ C. Ray Varley and Utah SHPO staff (May 1996). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Riverton Elementary School". National Park Service.  and accompanying three photos