Johnson School (Davenport, Iowa)

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Johnson School
Johnson School (Davenport, Iowa).JPG
Location 1730 Wilkes Ave.
Davenport, Iowa
Coordinates 41°32′16″N 90°36′33″W / 41.53778°N 90.60917°W / 41.53778; -90.60917Coordinates: 41°32′16″N 90°36′33″W / 41.53778°N 90.60917°W / 41.53778; -90.60917
Built 1910
Governing body

Private

Designated November 30, 2004[1]
Johnson School (Davenport, Iowa) is located in Iowa
Johnson School (Davenport, Iowa)
Location of Johnson School in Iowa

Johnson School is an historic building located on the west side of Davenport, Iowa, United States. It was listed on the Davenport Register of Historic Properties on November 30, 2004.[1] It was built as an elementary school in 1910 for the Davenport Community School District and ceased functioning as a school in 2002 along with Grant Elementary School.[2] Controversy surrounded the school board’s decision to close both schools.[2][3] Today it is owned and operated by The Five Points Wellness Center and houses The Institute of Therapeutic Massage and Wellness, 5 Points Wellness Chiropractic, Hypnotherapy by JT, Wiz of Oz Photography, Family Empowerment Services, The Dance Centers of Iowa, QC Theatre Workshop, and Studio Mezik.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Historic Preservation Commission. "Davenport Register of Historic Properties" (PDF). City of Davenport. Retrieved 2017-02-10. 
  2. ^ a b Geyer, Thomas (January 26, 2002). "School closings meet strong opposition". Quad-City Times. Davenport. Retrieved 2011-03-21. 
  3. ^ Geyer, Thomas (June 12, 2002). "Judge upholds Davenport school closings". Quad-City Times. Davenport. Retrieved 2011-03-21.