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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

The Original Hall Street Elementary School

The Original Hall Street Elementary School

Faith Valk - 1956

This view of Hall School, built in 1892, looks toward the southwest with Grandville Ave. in the foreground. A second school was built in 1955-56 at the left of the photograph and the old building demolished shortly after. A third school, Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School which is under construction in 2008-09, is built on the site of the original 1893 school. Hall Street, not in the photo, is to the north (on the right) and runs perpendicular to Grandville Ave.


Full Details

TitleThe Original Hall Street Elementary School
CreatorFaith Valk
Current AddressNo longer exists
Pre 1912 AddressHall St. & Grandville Ave.
ArchitectW. G. Robinson
Date Constructed1892
Original OwnerGRPS
Original UsePublic School
NeighborhoodRoosevelt Park
Information SourceGrand Rapids Board of Education Minutes

Title by cataloger. Faith Valk, an eleven-year-old student at Hall School, took this photograph. She currently lives in Colville, WA.

CollectionFaith Valk Robbins

Reproduction and copyright information property of Faith Valk Robbins.

Locationlocation on map

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