Seward Elementary School, 2309 28th Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Seward Elementary School

Address: 2309 28th Avenue S
Neighborhood/s: Seward, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Hennepin County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1966
Historic Function: School
Current Function: School
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Brick
Material of Roof: Asphalt

Seward Minneapolis Hennepin County

Seward Elementary School, 2309 28th Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota
(44.9601608° N, 93.2314123° WLatitude: 44°57′36.579″N
Longitude: 93°13′53.084″W

Completed in 1966 next to the original Seward School (1887-1966), Seward Elementary was built as part of a new school-park-services complex. Matthews Center (1969) and Pillsbury-Waite Neighborhood Services combined efforts to serve the community, and the adjacent Matthews Park (1961) was a new amenity for the neighborhood and school children. It is noteworthy that this was the first time in the country that a school, park and neighborhood service center collaborated in this way.

School Program History

In 1977 an integrative program for the hearing impaired was added to the Seward Elementary site. Seward Elementary later became a Continuous Progress School (1982), and then was transformed into Seward Montessori K-8.


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