Two Holyoke Schools

by Laurel | March 4th, 2014

04 March 1934

One to Be Improved, the Other Abandoned

Holyoke Schools

South Chestnut Street School gets Renovation (upper image)
Elm Street School to be Abandoned (Lower Image)

The renovation of the South Chestnut Street School (upper photo) is now under way and when completed it is the plan of the school board to close down the Elm Street School building and send the children elsewhere.

The Elm Street building (lower photo) is considered in a school sense to be one of the worst buildings in the city. The main part was formerly the original Holyoke high School building. The north part was at one time used for school offices by remodeled for school uss. No plans have been made for its further use.

Adapted from The Springfield Republican.

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