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Torrance School

Torrance School

Torrance (CA), United States

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Description The Torrance School, also known as Torrance High School Annex and originally as Torrance Elementary School, is located on the campus of Torrance High School in Torrance, southwestern Los Angeles County, California.HistoryIn 1917 the Torrance School Main Building opened, housing the elementary and high school. In 1923 this Torrance Elementary School building opened on the southern side of the campus, and the original Torrance School Main Building was converted into a high school only. A new elementary school building was built off campus in 1963, and this one was annexed to the high school and renamed the Torrance High School Annex or Annex building.The building, built over 1923 to 1925, was designed in the Renaissance Revival style. It is connected to the rest of the campus by a long curving and center−pillared Modernist arcade.National Register of Historic PlacesThe building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.The Torrance School Annex building is one of four on the Torrance High School campus listed on the NRHP, the other buildings are: Auditorium—Assembly Hall (1938)Home Economics Building (1923)Main Building (1917)

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