Benedict Fenwick School

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Benedict Fenwick School
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Benedict Fenwick School
Benedict Fenwick School is located in Massachusetts
Benedict Fenwick School
Benedict Fenwick School is located in the US
Benedict Fenwick School
Location Boston, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°18′49″N 71°4′21″W / 42.31361°N 71.07250°W / 42.31361; -71.07250Coordinates: 42°18′49″N 71°4′21″W / 42.31361°N 71.07250°W / 42.31361; -71.07250
Built 1912
Architect McLaughlin, James E.
Architectural style Colonial Revival
NRHP reference #

04000023

[1]
Added to NRHP February 11, 2004

The Benedict Fenwick School (or Sister Clara Muhammad School) is an historic school building at 150 Magnolia Street in Boston, Massachusetts, the Classical Revival brick school building was designed by James E. McLaughlin built in 1912, it was named for Benedict Fenwick, the second bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston. The city used it as a school until 1981, it was purchased by the American Muslim Mission and opened the following year as the Sister Clara Muhammad School, named for Clara Muhammad, the first wife of Nation of Islam founder Elijah Muhammad. In 1999, it was acquired by a developer and converted to housing.[2]

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Benedict Fenwick School". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-06-09.