Vrooman Avenue School

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Vrooman Avenue School
Vrooman Avenue School is located in New York
Vrooman Avenue School
Location Vrooman Ave., Amsterdam, New York
Coordinates 42°56′8″N 74°10′30″W / 42.93556°N 74.17500°W / 42.93556; -74.17500Coordinates: 42°56′8″N 74°10′30″W / 42.93556°N 74.17500°W / 42.93556; -74.17500
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1918
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Georgian Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 83001712[1]
Added to NRHP June 30, 1983

Vrooman Avenue School is a historic school building located at Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York. It was built in 1918 and is a two story, "H" shaped, yellow brick institutional building. It features a slight projecting central pavilion at the main entrance and an elaborate stone carving depicting a child's head and a swag draped around an open book. A gymnasium was added to the main structure in 1925. The school closed in June 1975.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]