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Industrial High School

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— Historic Northwest District —

 
Industrial High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jay Kravetz, July 12, 2020
1. Industrial High School Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1917, Industrial was the first high school built for African Americans in Palm Beach County and South Florida. In 1950, after the construction of Roosevelt High School, Industrial became Palmview Elementary, with Ulysses B. Kingsley as principal. Three original structures of Industrial High still remain: the arch at the school entrance, the gym/auditorium (now the theatre), and the primary building.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1917.
 
Location. 26° 43.414′ N, 80° 3.562′ W. Marker is in West Palm Beach, Florida, in Palm Beach County. Marker is at the intersection of Division Avenue and 11th Street, on the right when traveling south on Division Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 11th Street, West Palm Beach FL 33401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Northwest Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Former State of Florida Board of Health Laboratory (approx. half a mile away); West Palm Beach Fishing Club (approx. 0.7 miles away); 1916 Palm Beach County Courthouse
Industrial High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jay Kravetz, July 12, 2020
2. Industrial High School Marker
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Dade County State Bank Building (approx. 0.7 miles away); Clematis Street Commercial Historic District (approx. 0.7 miles away); Old St. Ann's Church (approx. ¾ mile away); Seaboard Air Line Station (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Palm Beach.
 
Industrial High School Gym image. Click for full size.
By Jay Kravetz, July 12, 2020
3. Industrial High School Gym
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 12, 2020, by Jay Kravetz of West Palm Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 61 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 12, 2020, by Jay Kravetz of West Palm Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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