Fifth Avenue Elementary School

Torn down in 2010; completed and opened August 2011.

Credit: City of Decatur 2009 Historic Resources Survey.

Completed 4/5 Academy, 2011.

Read more about the school.

An example of the visual and identity-related incongruity that result when a historic school is replaced with a new building that does not complement its surroundings can be seen in the new 4/5 Academy in the Oakhurst neighborhood of Decatur. — Amber Rhea, Educating DeKalb: Midcentury Elementary Schools in DeKalb County, p.32.

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