Dallas High School (Texas)

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Dallas High School Historic District
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Dallas High School building in 2018
Dallas High School Historic District is located in Texas
Dallas High School Historic District
Dallas High School Historic District
Dallas High School Historic District is located in the United States
Dallas High School Historic District
Dallas High School Historic District
Location2218 Bryan St.,
Dallas, Texas
Coordinates32°47′13″N 96°47′35″W / 32.78694°N 96.79306°W / 32.78694; -96.79306Coordinates: 32°47′13″N 96°47′35″W / 32.78694°N 96.79306°W / 32.78694; -96.79306
Area5.4 acres (2.2 ha)
Built1907 (1907)
Built byJ.V. Chrisman and J.Y. Nesbit
ArchitectLang & Witchell; Greene, LaRoche, & Dahl
Architectural styleArt Deco
NRHP reference #96000035[1]
DLMK #H/101
Significant dates
Added to NRHPFebruary 20, 1996
Designated DLMKDecember 13, 2000[2]

Dallas High School, commonly referred to as Crozier Tech, is a former public secondary school in Dallas, Texas. It is the alma mater of several notable Americans, including former U.S. Attorney General and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Tom C. Clark.[3]

Built in 1907, the 3.5-story classical revival structure is vacant. It is located in the downtown City Center District next to the Pearl/Arts District DART light rail station.

Dallas High School changed names several times, becoming Main High School in 1916, Bryan Street High School in 1917, Dal-Tech High School in 1928, Crozier Technical High School in 1942, and Business Magnet School in 1976. The school closed in 1995.

National Register historic district[edit]

The school campus was added to the National Register of Historic Places as the Dallas High School Historic District in 1996. The historic district comprises five contributing properties[4]:

  • Auditorium and Classroom Building, 1907
  • Girls' Gymnasium and Manual Training Building, 1919-1920
  • Classroom Building, 1930
  • Arts and Science Building, 1941
  • Boys' Gymnasium and Dressing Room, 1954

History[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2013-11-02). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Madeleine B. Johnson (December 13, 2000). "Ordinance No. 24469" (PDF). City of Dallas. Retrieved August 2, 2018.
  3. ^ Rumbley, Rose-Mary (1984). A Century of Class: Public Education in Dallas. Austin, Tex.: Eakin Press. ISBN 9780890154571.
  4. ^ Alton Delora Lewis (January 16, 1996). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Dallas High School Historic District" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved August 2, 2018.

External links[edit]

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