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Broad Ripple High School
Opened in 1882 as the township school.
Many major additions to the building over the 136 year life. The school was closed in 2018.

The original 1882 school
1115 Broad Ripple Avenue Ave
Eight-room grade and high school combination
built in 1882 and rebuilt in 1896
Currently: office for small staff of IPS workers
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Original school
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Original school bell from 1883
(Still located at BRHS)
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Modern Years at BRHS
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BRHS building built in 1913
The oldest unit of the present school
from 1949 Riparian

Two stories were completed on the west wing in 1935
The third story completed in 1939
from 1945 Riparian

Groundbreaking for a new addition was December 15, 1947
from 1949 Riparian

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from 1949 Riparian

Sundial
from 1962 Riparian

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Deiderich Memorial
from 1962 Riparian

Gym
from 1963 Riparian

Carnival in gymnasium
from 1967 Riparian