Details for Woodrow Wilson High School (Atlas Number 5113006923)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5113006923


Marker Number 6923
Atlas Number 5113006923
Marker Title Woodrow Wilson High School
Index Entry Wilson, Woodrow, High School
Address 100 S. Glasgow Dr.
City Dallas
County Dallas
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 710452
UTM Northing 3631999
Subject Codes buildings; educational buildings; educational topics; design and construction
Marker Year 1989
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Yes
Private Property No
Marker Location
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built in 1927-28 to serve the growing student population in east Dallas, this was the seventh high school in the city. An important example of the period revivals which characterized architecture of the 1920s, this structure reflects the Jacobethan Revival style. Outstanding features include prominent entry bays and stone detailing. Many of the school's graduates have enjoyed successful careers in business, politics, science, sports, and the arts. RTHL - 1989