Darkness Must Fall (2016)

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J. W. Cooper School — Shenandoah, Pennsylvania

Despite renovation work, there are still plenty of spaces that have not been touched…Thanks for coming along on this high school exploration, Tomorrow we start  a tour of America’s last silk mill – which closed its doors in 1957.

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J. W. Cooper School

Built to Last (2016)

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J. W. Cooper School — Shenandoah, Pennsylvania

The Cooper school is a 45,000 square feet structure built on a steel frame with walls made of brick and sandstone. The walls supply no support to the roof – the entire load is transferred to the steel skeleton into the foundation. Each room is individually fireproof; the East/West walls are 24″ thick and the North/South Walls are 30″ thick.  The building footprint is 100′ x 150′ and has 600′ of sidewalk.

 

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J. W. Cooper School

All the World’s A Stage (2016)

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J. W. Cooper School — Shenandoah, Pennsylvania

“And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances, And one man in his time plays many parts…” As You Like It by William Shakespeare 

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J. W. Cooper School