Central High School
Side view of four and a half-story brick school, with central clock tower and symmetrical gabled wings on both sides. Viewed at an angle across lawn, past immature trees. Printed on front: "Central High School, Detroit, Mich." Printed on back: "The Central high school, situated on Cass Avenue is the leading public school of Detroit. The building and grounds occupy a complete block, and the site cost the Board of Education $130,350. The addition shown on the left was completed in 1908 at a cost of $250,000. The buildings represent an investment of three quarters of a million." Handwritten on back: "August 8, 1912. Seeing you sent me a picture of an Ann Arbor school building, I'll send a picture of our school building. I quit work today and am going away Saturday afternoon for 2 weeks vacation. I have decided to go up in Grand Lake near Alpena. Gray." Card is postmarked August 9, 1912.
- Resource ID:
- High school buildings--Michigan--Detroit
- 1 postcard : col. ; 3.5 x 5.5 in.
- Burton Historical Collection
- D/Schools-Central High
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