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24 January 2012

1853 – Central School, Hamilton, Ontario

Central Public School was opened in 1853 to accommodate 1,000 students in the largest graded school in Upper Canada. Central was the first public school in Hamilton. It incorporated a scheme of an...

23 January 2012

1888 – Albany Road Schools, Plasnewydd, Cardiff, Wales

Architect: A. Llewellyn Batchelor Designed for Cardiff School Board, perpective view published in The Building News, February 3rd 1888.

05 January 2012

1905 – Public School 62, Hestor St., New York

Architect: C.B.J. Snyder Designed by C.B.J. Snyder for the New York City Board of Education, the building was demolished in the 1930s. Snyder was the Superintendent of School Buildings for the New York...

05 January 2012

1904 – Morris High School, Boston Road, The Bronx, New York

Architect: C.B.J. Snyder Designed by C.B.J. Snyder for the New York City Board of Education, the building was completed in 1904, and was the first major public high school to open in the...

14 December 2011

1773 – Hibernian Marine School, Dublin

Architect: Thomas Cooley The Hibernian Marine School was founded in 1766 and the primary aim of the school was free education for the sons of seafarers that lost their lives or suffered disabilities...

13 December 2011

1879 – S.S. Peter & Paul Presbytery & Schools, Cork

Architect: Robert Walker Presbytery and schools for 740 children. Presbytery has hall, waiting and reception rooms on ground floor and 15 sitting and bedrooms on 1st floor, with 2 bathrooms. Tower, which separates...

12 December 2011

1845 – Ulster Institution for the Deaf and Dumb, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: Charles Lanyon A school for the education of the Deaf, Dumb, and Blind, designed by Charles Lanyon in an Elizabethan style. Costing £8,000, it opened to pupils in 1845 and was demolished...

09 December 2011

1868 – Methodist College, Belfast

Architect: William Fogerty Selected design from an architectural competition to design a school for the advancement of Methodism. Originally it provided for a new school for 200 pupils with additional collegiate department providing...

30 November 2011

1748 – Royal Charter School, Clontarf

Architect: In 1733 King George III granted a charter that provided protestant education for the poor. The chartered school system attempted to educate children in the scriptures as well as teaching them about...