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Property Name Marquette School
Reference Number 13000726
State Indiana
County St. Joseph
Town South Bend
Street Address 1905 College Avenue
Multiple Property Submission Name Indiana's Public Common and High Schools
Status Listed 9/18/2013
Areas of Significance ARCHITECTURE, EDUCATION, POLITICS/GOVERNMENT
Link to full file http://www.nps.gov/nr/feature/places/pdfs/13000726.pdf
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Marquette School is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places under Criteria A and C. Criterion A is met due to the building's historic use by the community for education and due to its association with New Deal projects funded by the United States Government. Criterion C is met due to the building 's representation as a specific type, a neighborhood school, and its architectural style, Art Deco. The building also meets the registration requirements set out in the multiple properties documentation form for Indiana's Public Common and High Schools.

 

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