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PLAN OF FIRST FLOOR.

10 x 16.11"

20th SECTION.

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CLASS ROOM

25 x 23.6"

SLIDING DOORS

CLUTULS KOM

SEVENTH SECTION, PHILADELPHIA.

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CLASS ROOM

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CLOTHES ROOM

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25 x 23.6"

PLAN OF FIRST FLOOR. 7th SECTION. SEVENTEENTH AND PINE 8T8

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WESTERN PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS, BALTIMORE, MD)

8CHOOL ARCHITECTURE.

PLANS AND DESCRIPTION OF THE WESTERN FEMALE PUBLIC Higa SchooL BUILD

ING, BALTIMORE, MARYLAND.

This building is located on Fayette street, about thirty feet west of Paca street. It stands on one of the highest eminences in the city of Baltimore, and has a front of seventy-seven feet, including two towers twenty-two feet square, which project four feet, each side of the main building, and a depth of one hundred and thirty-four feet. In the rear the building is eighty-eight feet, including the towers. It is capable of accommodating five to six hundred girls. The style of Architecture is Italian. There is a tower in each corner for stairways. Besides the stairways the towers will contain several rooms. They project fifteen feet from the facade of the main building, and form a Galilee or enclosed porch in front. The doors and windows are round top. Those of the towers are unequal triplets. Those of the flank are formed into couplets. The lower floor is divided into nine recitation rooms, including the chemical hall, which is twenty-four by eighty feet. The other recitation rooms are twenty-two by twenty-eight feet. The study room, which is in the second story, is one hundred and sixteen feet ten inches in length and sixty-five feet wide in the clear. Its altitude is twenty feet. There are two Female High Schools in Baltimore, the Eastern and the Western. They were organised in 1844. They have been found eminently useful in affording to young ladies the opportunity of receiving instruction in the higher branches of education. Cost of lot, $20,000; of building and furniture, $30,000.

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A-Recitation Rooms.
B—Chemical Lectures and Apparatus.
C-Water Closets.
D_Towers, with Stairways.
E-Arcaded Portico.
F-Passage, with Stairway.
G-Hall.
:- The small dots represent flues, for heated air, and for

ventilation. Each ventilating fiue is eight inches in
diameter and terminates in a smoke flue on each side
of the building.

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