Shea Terrace Elementary School

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Shea Terrace Elementary School
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Shea Terrace Elementary School is located in Virginia
Shea Terrace Elementary School
Location 253 Constitution Ave., Portsmouth, Virginia
Coordinates 36°50′31″N 76°19′28″W / 36.84194°N 76.32444°W / 36.84194; -76.32444Coordinates: 36°50′31″N 76°19′28″W / 36.84194°N 76.32444°W / 36.84194; -76.32444
Area 1.9 acres (0.77 ha)
Built 1925
Architect Charles M. Robinson
Architectural style Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 02001002 [1]
VLR # 124-5083
Significant dates
Added to NRHP September 14, 2002
Designated VLR June 12, 2002[2]

Shea Terrace Elementary School is a historic school building located in Portsmouth, Virginia. The structure was built in 1925 based on a design by noted Virginia architect Charles M. Robinson. The school opened in September 1925 serving Portsmouth's Shea Terrace neighborhood. In a 2002 submission to have the structure listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Virginia Department of Historical Resources noted the structure's association with Charles M. Robinson: "He is one of the most important Virginia architects of this period and his approach to school design and campus master planning continues to exert an influence today."[3] The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form for Shea Terrace Elementary School". Virginia Department of Historical Resoures.