VILLAGE SCHOOL FOUNDATION

Cause Area

  • Arts & Culture
  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy

Location

200 CHICKAMAUGA STSHEFFIELD, AL 35660 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The Village School Foundation: A 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to the restoration and preservation of this Historic Building The Village School Building is a World War One era school and community building, and is one of the most historically significant buildings in North Alabama. The Building is the heart of the Nitrate Village One neighborhood, a Garden City development designed by Mann & MacNeille Architects in 1917.

Description

Educational and community uses of the Village School Building include lectures and tours for civic organizations, students, adult learning organizations and other public educational groups. Events include providing detailed information on history, architecture, and education (as the Building was an active part of the Progressive School movement in the 1930s). VSF gives tours of the Building for visiting historians, architects, artists, tourists, and local residents. Continued restoration and repairs will allow for expansion of educational and community activities.

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