Duane Doty School

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Duane Doty School
Location 10225 3rd Street
Detroit, Michigan
Coordinates 42°23′12″N 83°5′33″W / 42.38667°N 83.09250°W / 42.38667; -83.09250Coordinates: 42°23′12″N 83°5′33″W / 42.38667°N 83.09250°W / 42.38667; -83.09250
Area less than one acre
Built 1908
Architect Malcomson and Higginbotham
Governing body Local
MPS Public Schools of Detroit MPS
NRHP Reference # 10000654[1]
Added to NRHP December 12, 2011

The Duane Doty School is a school building located at 10225 3rd Street in Detroit, Michigan. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2011.[1]


Duane Doty School, c. 1910

The Duane Doty School was named after a former Superintendent of Schools for Detroit.[2] It was designed by Malcomson and Higginbotham and built in 1908.[3] An addition was completed in 1921.[4]

It was later used as the Boykin Continuing Education Center.

After major renovations completed in 2012, the building was re-opened as The Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School.


  1. ^ a b "WEEKLY LIST OF ACTIONS TAKEN ON PROPERTIES: 12/12/11 THROUGH 12/16/11". National Park Service. December 23, 2011. Retrieved January 2, 2012. 
  2. ^ Detroit Board of Education (1908), Proceedings of the Board of Education, Detroit, p. 303 
  3. ^ United States. Office of Education (1911), Bulletin, Issues 5-6, U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Office of Education, p. 183 
  4. ^ Frank E. Carter (1921), Michigan manufacturer & financial record 27, p. 18