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Van Zile Elementary - Photos

The Van Zile auditorium with original seating in Apr. 2024

South facade of the original 1921 unit facing E Outer Dr. Image from April 2024.

The Van Zile auditorium in Apr. 2024

The Van Zile gymnasium/cafeteria in Apr. 2024

The original glass block windows have been mostly covered.

Typical 1950 classroom in Apr. 2024

Hallway in the 1950 addition

1950 library

Typical 1921 classroom in Apr. 2024

1921 Hallway

Split-level view at connection between 1950 and 1921 unit. View is from 2nd floor of 1950 unit looking up to 2nd floor and down to 1st floor of 1921 unit.

1921 entrance

1921 classroom

Large cooking classroom in basement of the 1921 unit

Classroom in 1950 unit

April 2024