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Title: Fairview Junior High School
Keywords: Art Deco;Early 20th century;Schools;Bricks;Bas reliefs;Pylons;Pyramidal
Issue Date: Oct-2016
Abstract: The Fairview Junior High School was designed by lead architect E.L. Harrison and his associates Nowland Van Powell and John F. Hozier in 1930. It is located at 750 East Parkway South in the Audubon area of East Memphis. It is in the Art Deco architectural style. The school is made of brick and features many varieties of bas relief ornamentations. The building as a layered appearance because of the central entrance tower of the fa�ade recedes as the building gets taller. The school has a pyramidal roof. There are bas relief ornamentations on the pylons which are on either side of the entrance. One represents night and the other day. To learn more see Memphis: An Architectural Guide by Eugene J. Johnson.
Description: This building was photographed and uploaded to DLynx during the spring of 2017 by the Visual Resources Center.
Appears in Collections:Memphis Architecture Image Collection
Memphis Architecture Image Collection

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