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Alexander Street School


910 North Alexander Street

UTM 17 515657E 3898378N


This mid-1930s elementary school building, which replaced an earlier wooden building,  is a very significant among the Uptown's historic resources as the Center City's most intact pre-World War Two African American school building.  The building was not identified during the 2001 survey of industrial, transportation, and educational resources.  Neither was it identified by the 2002

"Survey of African American Buildings and Sites in Mecklenburg County," which concentrated on rural resources.  It is now being given its appropriate recognition.





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