Benjamin Franklin Public School Number 36

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Benjamin Franklin Public School Number 36
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Benjamin Franklin Public School Number 36, November 2010
Benjamin Franklin Public School Number 36 is located in Indianapolis
Benjamin Franklin Public School Number 36
Benjamin Franklin Public School Number 36 is located in Indiana
Benjamin Franklin Public School Number 36
Benjamin Franklin Public School Number 36 is located in the US
Benjamin Franklin Public School Number 36
Location 2801 N. Capitol Ave., Indianapolis, Indiana
Coordinates 39°48′32″N 86°9′38″W / 39.80889°N 86.16056°W / 39.80889; -86.16056Coordinates: 39°48′32″N 86°9′38″W / 39.80889°N 86.16056°W / 39.80889; -86.16056
Area less than one acre
Built 1896 (1896)
Architect Scherrer, Adolf
Architectural style Romanesque
MPS Public School Buildings in Indianapolis Built Before 1940 MPS
NRHP reference # 03000143[1]
Added to NRHP March 26, 2003

Benjamin Franklin Public School Number 36 is a historic school building located at Indianapolis, Indiana. It was built in 1896, and is a two-story, cubical, Romanesque Revival style brick building with a two-story addition built in 1959. It sits on a raised basement and has a hipped roof with extended eaves. The front facade features a central tower and large, fully arched, triple window. The building has been converted to apartments.[2]:5–6

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-08-01.  Note: This includes Margaret Warminski (August 2002). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Benjamin Franklin Public School Number 36" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-08-01.  and Accompanying photographs