Maine Central School

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Maine Central School
Maine Central School.jpg
Maine Central School, February 2012
Maine Central School is located in New York
Maine Central School
Maine Central School is located in the US
Maine Central School
Location Church St., Maine, New York
Coordinates 42°11′38″N 76°03′50″W / 42.1940°N 76.0638°W / 42.1940; -76.0638Coordinates: 42°11′38″N 76°03′50″W / 42.1940°N 76.0638°W / 42.1940; -76.0638
Area 2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built 1940
Architect Cummings, Gorgon Bain
Architectural style Colonial Revival
NRHP reference # 97001619[1]
Added to NRHP January 07, 1998

Maine Central School, also known as J. Ralph Ingalls School, is an historic school building located at Maine in Broome County, New York.

It was built in 1940 and is a substantial two-story, nearly square building. It has a steel frame structural system, clad in red brick over concrete block and limestone trim.

It features a low hipped roof crowned by a multi-stage cupola with a Chippendale-inspired balustrade in the Colonial Revival style. The main block is organized around a center entrance within a monumental two-story, three-bay projecting wooden portico.

The school was built in part with funds provided by the PWA—Public Works Administration.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Kathleen LaFrank (November 1996). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Maine Central School". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2009-11-20.  See also: "Accompanying five photos".