Future generations will now get a glimpse into Peoria’s past, thanks to a recent naming of Peoria High School’s Old Main on the National Register of Historic Places.
The keeper of the register recognized the iconic building, located at 11200 N. 83rd Ave., for its commitment to preserve the original structure and historical essence.
Recognized properties must be at least 50 years old, have maintained the integrity of the facade of the building and reflect a historical significance such as architecture, people, a place or an event.
Tamara Caraway and Jonathan Schmid, now with Avid Architects, worked on the design that restored the roof and interior of the site, alongside the building team from CORE Construction.
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