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Location DB > Canada > Ontario > Aurora > Church Street School (Now The Aurora Cultural Center)
Church Street School (Now The Aurora Cultural Center)
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created by ultralazer on 10/3/2004 7:10 PM
last modified by Emperor Wang on 12/20/2016 9:55 AM
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 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: active
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
Corner of Church and Victoria
Aurora, Ontario
Owner: The Aurora Historical Society
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  •  Hazards
     Interesting Features
    old tin ceiling panels and the overall achitecture of the place. interesting basements, and i'm sure the attic and roof would be excellent, despite my not being able to acess them.
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     Historical Dates
    Built: 1886
    Closed: 0
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    (from the ontario heritage foundation plauque)
    constructed in 1886, the aurora public school is one of the finest remaining examples in ontatio of a public school designed in the high victorian manner. the building features a picturesque or irregular silhouette, a mixture of styles and an abundance of decoration. its prominent architectural details include a belvedere atop a hipped roof, parapet gables with bold finials and an ornamented belfry. these elements are enhanced be the use of elaborate brickwork for the relieving arches and textural panels. although the school's interior has been altered over the years, the exterior remains in its original elegance and it indicative of the importance placed upon education here and throughout the province in the late 19th century.
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    This building has been fully renovated and re-opened as the Aurora Cultural Center.

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    October 3rd Open House
    Sun, Oct 3rd, 2004
    posted by ultralazer
    31 pictures

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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 12/20/2016 9:55 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Dec 20 16 at 9:55, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Dec 20 16 at 9:55, Emperor Wang changed the following: Street Address
  • on Dec 20 16 at 9:54, Emperor Wang changed the following: Display Name
  • on May 23 14 at 3:12, Steed validated this location
  • on Jul 23 13 at 18:57, ultralazer changed the following: Display Name, Notes for Mods, Publically Viewable, Status, Accessibility, Hazards, Future Plans, Web Links
  • on Aug 6 06 at 17:54, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Aug 6 06 at 1:40, Hardware changed the following: Web Links
  • on Oct 3 04 at 19:40, ultralazer made this location available
  • on Oct 3 04 at 19:39, ultralazer updated a gallery picture
  • on Oct 3 04 at 19:38, ultralazer updated a gallery picture
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