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Edison Middle School, Champaign, Illinois
Edison Middle School, Champaign, Illinois
Resource Typeimage
TitleEdison Middle School, Champaign, Illinois
Coverage / Year2004
DescriptionChampaign High school was located at 306 W. Green St. for 42 years (opened in 1914) until 1957, when it became Edison Junior High. The building's architectural style is described as "Imposing Greek" beaux arts classical revival. Constructed of Bedford stone, the building also features brick work with tapestry design in dark brown color with terra cotta cornices. There are decorated classical motifs around the top of the structure. The building was designed by Spencer and Temple.
Lesson Plans / ThemesA personal primary source shoebox; How we learn about communities; Introduction of artifacts as primary souce; Urban Treasure Hunt;
Learning Standards16 History; 18 Social Systems;
Author or CreatorMike Marassa, Edison Middle School, Champaign, Illinois.
Other ContributorsJ. Van Ness
E. Fleming
S. Odom
Subject / KeywordsSchools; Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Education
Collection PublisherEdison Middle School, Champaign, Illinois;
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Resource IdentifierEdison
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