Community Colleges

Buildings that house publicly funded higher education colleges, typically without residential facilities, serving the educational needs of a specific community. The term may also refer to buildings housing secondary schools or sixth-form colleges that make the spaces available to the local community out of school hours for educational and recreational purposes; typically British usage.

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Go Historic ID
2976
Names
community colleges
community college
colleges, community

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Buildings that house publicly funded higher education colleges, typically without residential facilities, serving the educational needs of a specific community. The term may also refer to buildings housing secondary schools or sixth-form colleges that make the spaces available to the local community out of school hours for educational and recreational purposes; typically British usage.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006612. The J. Paul Getty Trust.