New York City New Deal Schools - Photo #3 - New Deal Schools in the Bronx

Junior High School 113 Richard R. Green Middle School on Barnes Avenue between 216th and 217th Street in the Williamsbridge section of the Bronx. Originally Olinville Junior High School. It was constructed during the 1930s with Public Works Administration funds. The school contains a pair of large New Deal paintings: Industry and Farming by Edna Hershman. Photo: Frank da Cruz.

Since June 2007, the Richard Green campus is no longer a middle school, but the site faor various mini-and/or-charter schools: Young Scholars Academy, MS 370 School of Diplomacy, Globe School for Environmental Research, FORWARD School of Creating Writing, Leaders of Tomorrow School...

  1. Program Speeded for New Schools - $25,000,000 of Construction With PWA Funds Will Be Under Way By Christmas, New York Times, 13 Oct 1935:
  2. School Contracts Let, New York Times, 8 Dec 1935.