Historic Properties of Spokane

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Lewis & Clark High School

Lewis & Clark High School
LC
521 W. 4th Avenue See Map
1911
Loren L. Rand (1911-12) and Steve McNutt (2001 renovation and additions)
Cliff / Cannon
None
11/30/2001
N/A

Architecturally impressive, Lewis & Clark High School is also significant for its long association with educational efforts in Spokane.  Built between1911 and 1912, Lewis & Clark is the oldest high school building in the city and is situated on property that has a long history with the Spokane educational system.  Despite alterations to the original building after an addition in 2001, the school retains its historic integrity.  What remains of the building’s exterior continues to be one of the finest examples of the Collegiate Gothic Style in Spokane and is an outstanding example of the work of prominent Spokane architect Loren L. Rand. 

Lewis and Clark High School was originally added to the National Register of Historic places in 1990.  The register listing was updated in 2001 after the renovations and additions were completed.

Nomination (PDF)