Shea Terrace Elementary School

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Shea Terrace Elementary School
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Shea Terrace Elementary School is located in Virginia
Shea Terrace Elementary School
Shea Terrace Elementary School is located in the US
Shea Terrace Elementary School
Location 253 Constitution Ave., Portsmouth, Virginia
Coordinates 36°50′31″N 76°19′28″W / 36.84194°N 76.32444°W / 36.84194; -76.32444Coordinates: 36°50′31″N 76°19′28″W / 36.84194°N 76.32444°W / 36.84194; -76.32444
Area 1.9 acres (0.77 ha)
Built 1925
Architect Charles M. Robinson
Architectural style Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
NRHP Reference # 02001002 [1]
VLR # 124-5083
Significant dates
Added to NRHP September 14, 2002
Designated VLR June 12, 2002[2]

Shea Terrace Elementary School is a historic school building located in Portsmouth, Virginia. The structure was built in 1925 based on a design by noted Virginia architect Charles M. Robinson. The school opened in September 1925 serving Portsmouth's Shea Terrace neighborhood. In a 2002 submission to have the structure listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Virginia Department of Historical Resources noted the structure's association with Charles M. Robinson: "He is one of the most important Virginia architects of this period and his approach to school design and campus master planning continues to exert an influence today."[3] The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form for Shea Terrace Elementary School" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historical Resoures.