At our first Stevens School Community Working Group meeting, ANC 2A’s Florence Harmon shared the below past articles. Check them out to learn more about Stevens’ rich history and presence in DC:
- Foggy Bottom News article: “Stevens School: The Intersection Between Black History & World-Class Education”, February 13, 2008
- Washington Post article by Colby King: “A Building That Speaks to Us”, May 20, 2008
- Historic Preservation Review Board proposal, April 23, 2015
Background on Stevens School Building
Stevens School is a historic building constructed in 1868. It closed after 2007-08 School Year and consolidated with Francis Junior High to make Francis-Stevens EC. Then in 2014-15, Francis-Stevens EC merged leadership with School Without Walls HS
to become school Without Walls at Francis-Stevens EC.
Below are letters written by community members during the time of Stevens’ school closure (also shared by Florence Harmon):
Lastly, this is the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development’s current page on Stevens School with more background resources.