Public School 73

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

241 MacDougal Street

ARCHITECT: James W. Naughton

DATE: 1888, 1895

STYLE: Italianate Palazzo, French Second Empire, Romanesque Revival

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An impressive brick and stone structure, P.S. 73 is an excellent example of nineteenth-century school architecture by one of the major practitioners in that field, James W. Naughton, superintendent of buildings for the Board of Education. The school was built in two sections, the first in 1888 and an extension in 1895. The structure has a number of architectural references to earlier styles, including Italianate palazzo, French Second Empire, and Romanesque Revival.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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