Thomas Jefferson High School (Richmond, Virginia)

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Thomas Jefferson High School
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Thomas Jefferson High School (Richmond, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Thomas Jefferson High School (Richmond, Virginia)
Thomas Jefferson High School (Richmond, Virginia) is located in the US
Thomas Jefferson High School (Richmond, Virginia)
Location 4100 W. Grace St.,
Richmond, Virginia
Coordinates 37°34′17″N 77°29′11″W / 37.5715°N 77.4863°W / 37.5715; -77.4863Coordinates: 37°34′17″N 77°29′11″W / 37.5715°N 77.4863°W / 37.5715; -77.4863
Area 12 acres (4.9 ha)
Built 1929
Architect Charles M. Robinson
Architectural style Art Deco
MPS Public Schools of Richmond MPS
NRHP Reference # 93001441[1]
VLR # 127-0431
Significant dates
Added to NRHP December 23, 1993
Designated VLR October 20, 1993[2]

Thomas Jefferson High School is historic high school in Richmond, Virginia. It is part of the Richmond Public Schools. The Art Deco building, constructed in 1929 and opened in 1930, has been listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. It was designed by architect Charles M. Robinson.[1] In his book, "The Virginia Landmarks Register," Calder Loth refers to the school as Robinson's "masterpiece" and notes that the structure is "a celebration of education, a building redolent of civic pride."[3]

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  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. ^ Calder Loth, Virginia. Dept. of Historic Resources (1999). The Virginia landmarks register. University Press of Virginia. p. 444. 

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