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Building Name

John Gurrie Jr High School

Historic District

Riverside Historic District


John Gorrie Jr High 1 Jacksonville FL

John Gorrie Junior High School, located in Jacksonville, Florida, is a contributing building to the Riverside Historic District. John Gorrie Junior High School at 2525 College Street in Jacksonville is of the Mediterranean Revival Style, which is an eclectic style containing architectural elements with Spanish and Italian precedents. Roy A. Benjamin and Mellen C. Greeley, were the architects of the building.

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 Riverside Historic District. The school is owned by the Duval County School Board; however, the building no longer serves as a school and is being utilized primarily as a teacher supply depot for the School Board.

Latitude, Longitude

30.31471389, -81.69010833

Rights Statement


Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; John Gorrie Jr High School; John Gorrie; Riverside Historic District; Mediterranean Revival Style; Historic landmark; Schools --- Florida --- Jacksonville --- Duval County.


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