James Blair Junior High School (NRIS 00000068)

Address: 730 Spotswood Ave., Norfolk (Independent City), VA. County/parish: Norfolk.

1 contributing building.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places February 04, 2000.

From Wikipedia:

James Blair Junior High School
James Blair Junior High School is a historic middle school building located at Norfolk, Virginia. It was built in 1921, and is a four-story, brick building in the Beaux-Arts style. It consists of a central core terminated by end pavilions and sits on an elevated basement. The interior features a grand granite staircase and an auditorium with classical motifs, including pilasters, coffered ceiling and balcony. The school is named for James Blair (1656–1743), a prominent Virginia Educator who established the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. (read more...)

Architectural styles:

  • Beaux Arts