Old East Boston High School

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Old East Boston High School
Old East Boston High School.jpg
View of the Old East Boston High School façade.
Old East Boston High School is located in Boston
Old East Boston High School
Old East Boston High School is located in Massachusetts
Old East Boston High School
Old East Boston High School is located in the US
Old East Boston High School
Location Boston, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°22′36″N 71°02′12″W / 42.3768°N 71.0368°W / 42.3768; -71.0368Coordinates: 42°22′36″N 71°02′12″W / 42.3768°N 71.0368°W / 42.3768; -71.0368
Built 1901
Architect John Lymon Faxon; Charles Reggio Greco
Architectural style Renaissance
NRHP Reference # 06000127 [1]
Added to NRHP March 15, 2006

Old East Boston High School (also known as Joseph H. Barnes School) is an historic school building at 127 Marion Street in East Boston, Massachusetts. It now acts as Section 8 housing for elderly or disabled people.

The Renaissance style school was built in 1901 to a design by John Lymon Faxon and expanded in 1933 to a design by Charles Reggio Greco. It is a three story structure, faced in yellow brick and limestone, with a flat roof and a raised basement. It is roughly in the shape of an H, with a central section that has side wings projecting to both the front and rear. A circular auditorium section stands behind the central section.[2]

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Old East Boston High School". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-06-02.