The recently remonikered Margaret Long Wisdom High School is prepping for its scheduled student body transplant as the school year winds down. The shot above shows the main entrance of the school’s almost-ready new building, tucked behind the old one along Hillcroft Ave. south of Beverly Hills St. That older structure, which cut its Confederate ties about a year ago, should be getting erased altogether starting in June, a reader involved with the project tells Swamplot.
Here’s the flip side view of the glassy main entrance above, which should be unlocked in time for fall classes:
The Hillcroft side looks to be a bit more easily defensible than the address-bearing Beverly Hills entrance:
The central courtyard has already been vegetated:
So has the edge of the building facing Skyline Dr. to the south:
- Previously on Swamplot: Lanier Middle School Ceremonially Changes Name to Lanier Middle School; Downtown’s Naked Confederate Birdman Unflapped By Renamings; Lanier Gets to Keep Half of Its Name as HISD Expels Confederates; A Preview of What’s Changing at Jefferson Davis High School Other Than Its Confederate Name; Every School In Texas Named After a Confederate Loyalist, Mapped; Lee Senior High School Is Scooting South but Keeping the Glamorous Beverly Hill Address
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