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Crow Island Elementary School (1940) *

Artist/Designer: Eliel and Eero Saarinen, Perkins, Wheeler & Will

Project Location: Illinois, United States

Figure 1: Perkins, Wheeler & Will with Eliel and Eero Saarinen, Crow Island Elementary School. Source: Great Buildings – Crow Island Elementary School floor plan. Digital Image ( Source | Photographer: Eliel Saarinen, at Winnetka, Illinois, 1939 to 1940. )
Figure 2: Perkins, Wheeler & Will with Eliel and Eero Saarinen, Crow Island Elementary School. Source: Encyclopedia – Crow Island Elementary School interiors. Digital Images ( Source | Accessed : November 20, 2016 | Photographer: Unknown )
Figure 3: Perkins, Wheeler & Will with Eliel and Eero Saarinen, Crow Island Elementary School. Source: Encyclopedia – Crow Island Elementary School interiors. Digital Images ( Source | Accessed : November 20, 2016 | Photographer: Unknown )
Figure 4: Perkins, Wheeler & Will with Eliel and Eero Saarinen, Crow Island Elementary School. Source: Encyclopedia – Crow Island Elementary School interiors. Digital Images ( Source | Accessed : November 20, 2016 | Photographer: Unknown )
Figure 5: Perkins, Wheeler & Will with Eliel and Eero Saarinen, Crow Island Elementary School. Source: Encyclopedia – Crow Island Elementary School interiors. Digital Images ( Source | Photographer: Unknown )
Figure 6: Perkins, Wheeler & Will with Eliel and Eero Saarinen, Crow Island Elementary School. Source: Encyclopedia – Crow Island Elementary School interiors. Digital Images ( Source | Photographer: Unknown )

Style/Period(s):
Post Modern

Primary Material(s):
Wood, Brick, Color

Function(s):
Classroom, Education

Related Website(s):

Significant Date(s):
20th Century, 1939, 1940

Additional Information:
Publications/Texts in Print:

Graves, Ben E. School Ways: The Planning and Design of America’s Schools. New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1993.

Grosvenor, Ian, and Catherine Burke. School. London: Reaktion Books, Ltd., 2008.

Hille, Thomas R. Modern Schools: A Century of Design for Education. Hoboke, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011.

Building Address: 1112 Willow Rd, Winnetka, IL 60093

Significant Dates: Construction Dates (1939-1940)

Supporting Staff/ Designers: Unknown

Tags: Post Modern School, Educational Interiors

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