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Tables and chairs fill the basketball court in the main gym at Elmhurst High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana. They were there for the final walk-through tour of the old school for alumni before its demolition.


Main Gymnasium of Elmhurst High Main Gymnasium of Elmhurst High

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Main Gymnasium of Elmhurst High

This is the the main gymnasium at Elmhurst High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana. I photographed it during a final tour of the school given to alumni in 2017.

The floor of the gym was covered with tables and chairs for people to sit and socialize during the farewell tour. Our longtime art teacher, Mr. Goss, held court at one of the tables during both days the school was open to alumni.

The school, which opened in 1929, was closed by Fort Wayne Community Schools in 2010. In 2017, they sold the building and land to Hanson Aggregates, which owns the huge limestone quarry next to the school. They plan to demolish the school soon.





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