Posted on September 19, 2014

Committee postpones application to demolish Central School

The Helena Public Schools Facility Committee decided at its meeting Friday morning to delay the application to demolish Central Elementary School and Seventh Avenue Gym.

The application for demolition, which was the original reason to cancel the district’s bond proposal and has been a source of controversy among preservationists, was restricting the school board’s ability to move forward, the committee decided.

Read more at the Helena IR

Posted on September 19, 2014

PRESS RELEASE: Helena School District to Hold Off on Central School Demolition Application

The Helena School District will postpone submitting an application for the demolition of Central School and the 7th Avenue Gym at this time. After careful consideration, it was decided to delay an application for the following reasons:

 Allows time to better define the City ordinance
 Provides communication opportunities to take place with all stakeholders, including the City, architects, and historical professionals

Read full press release here: Application Central Demolition Press Release Sept 2014