AKA: San Jose Unified School District, Cory, Benjamin, Elementary School, San Jose, CA

Structure Type: built works - public buildings - schools - elementary schools

Designers: Clark and Stromquist, Architects (firm); Nielsen and Nielsen, General Contractors (firm); Birge Malcolm Clark (architect); Nielsen (building contractor); Nielsen (building contractor); Walter Swanson Stromquist (architect)

Dates: constructed 1949-1950

2280 Kenwood Avenue
Cory, San Jose, CA 95128

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The Palo Alto architectural firm of Clark and Stromquist designed the Benjamin Cory Grammar School for the San Jose Board of Education in 1949. The school consisted of six rooms, two kindergarten spaces, an administrative office and toilets and was set to cost $128,331. Clark and Stromquist worked with the construction firm of Nielsen and Nielsen of San Jose, CA. (See "Construction Contracts Awarded and Miscellaneous Personnel Data," Architect and Engineer, vol. 179, no. 3, 12/1949, p. 42.)

Building Notes

Tel: 408.535.6219 (2015).

PCAD id: 19778