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Creation Date

12-27-2009

Building Name

Kirby-Smith Middle School

Historic District

Springfield Historic District

Description

Edmund Kirby-Smith Jr High Detail 1 Jacksonville FL

Edmund Kirby-Smith Junior High School, now called Kirby-Smith Middle School, is located in Jacksonville, Florida.

Edmund Kirby-Smith Junior High School at 2034 Hubbard Street in Jacksonville is of the Mediterranean Revival Style, which is an eclectic style containing architectural elements with Spanish and Italian precedents. According to a Jacksonville Historic Landmark plaque on the building, the architects were Roy A. Benjamin and Mellen C. Greeley, who were partners from 1919 to 1924.

The school was constructed in 1923 and is now listed as an Historic Landmark by the Jacksonville Historic Landmarks Commission, as well as a contributing structure to the Springfield Historic District.

Contributing Building - Springfield Historic District - National Register of Historic Places NRIS #86003640

Latitude, Longitude

30.34882778, -81.65206111

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Edmund Kirby-Smith Jr High School; Mediterranean Revival Style; Roy A. Benjamin -architect; Mellen C. Greeley -architect; Historic landmark; Schools --- Florida --- Jacksonville.

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