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University Heights Junior High School

  • Also Known As: Eastside Social Services Center also Riverside Historic Landmark

  • Address: 2060 University Ave
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

The University Junior High School, is significant at the local level, as the most intact of the three earliest gender integrated junior high schools associated with the progressive movement in Riverside; and as an important example of the dominance of the Spanish Colonial Revival-style of architecture in Riverside during the first thirty years of this century, its relationship to the progressive era in Riverside, and the City 's interest in establishing Hispanic Revival architecture as the comprehensive architectural theme for its major public buildings. It is also the only remaining example of architecture by noted architect John C Austin in the city. - NRHP, 17 May 1993



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1928/10/15 John C Austin Architect University Heights Junior High School opens

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Particulars for University Heights Junior High School:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Community Planning and Development
Area of Significance Education
Criteria Historic Event
Owner Local
Architectural Style Mission-Spanish Revival
Historic Use School

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 24th June 1993

Registry Name: University Heights Junior High School
Registry Address: 2060 University Ave.
Registry Number: 93000547
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Local
Architect: Austin, John C.
Architectural Style: Mission-spanish revival
Area in Acres: 1
Contributing Buildings: 1
Non-Contributing Buildings: 1
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Community Planning and Development, Education, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Significant Year: 1928
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-Function: School
Current Function: Social
Current Sub-Function: Civic

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