Location Information
(for the St. Francis Xavier Elementary School)
Name:St. Francis Xavier Elementary School
Address:1303 Cherry Street
St. Francis Xavier School & Convent Complex
City/County:Vicksburg, Warren County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:1936
No. of Stories:1
Registration Information
NR District Name:Uptown Vicksburg
NR Status:Contributing
Element No.:3
Mississippi Landmark Information
Book/Vol. No.:V. 1036, p. 39
Local Designation Information
Local District Name:Historic Vicksburg District
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Mentioned in "Buildings of Mississippi" (2020) (p.79).
Brief Description
A one-story brick school building, facing west, with an asphalt hip roof. There are twenty-one bays on the main facade: ten pair of six-over-six, double-hung windows, ten single six-over-six, double-hung windows, and double-leaf glazed doors with a multi-light transom. The entry is recessed behind a square parapet supported by round fluted piers, above which is a wide frieze with "St. Francis Xavier Academy"
painted on it.