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  • a city in northwestern England (30 miles to the east of Liverpool); heart of the most densely populated area of England
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Public School 166
Public School 166
Upper West Side, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States Built in 1897-99, Public School 166 is one of the few remaining nineteenth-century institutional buildings, and one of the oldest extant public schools, on the Upper West Side. The school was designed by New York's Superintendent of School Buildings, C.B.J. Snyder, who held that position from 1891 to 1923, exerting a tremendous influence on the design and construction of the city's schools. He created buildings that were inventive, functional, and handsome as civic monuments and is credited with introducing the Collegiate Gothic style (usually associated with universities) to New York's public school architecture where it was used for over twenty years. The design forP.S. 166, one of Snyder's earliest essays in the Collegiate Gothic style, served as a prototype for four other schools in Manhattan and the Bronx built at the same time. P.S. 166 was part of the vast school construction program launched to meet the needs of the city's rapidly expanding population just prior to the consolidation of Greater New York in 1898. It was one of eight public schools built between 1888 and 1899 on the burgeoning Upper West Side. The five-story building has three articulated facades; each has a stone base and first story and is clad mostly in cream-colored terra cotta (supplied by the Brick, Terra Cotta & Supply Co. of Corning, N.Y.), with carved stone ornamentation. P.S. 166 is a significant and early public building where terra cotta is used as a predominant cladding material. The main facade features a turreted central bay with a Tudor-arched entrance, large window groupings with drip moldings, and prominent gables with steeply-pitched roofs. In the 1990s, P.S. 166 was designated the Manhattan School of Arts and Technology. DESCRIPTION AND ANALYSIS Development of the Upper West Side By the 1850s, New York City had developed northward to today's midtown Manhattan. Although the streets of the Upper West Side had been planned in the Randal Survey of 1811, the area remained largely undeveloped and, until well after the Civil War, building occurred mostly on the East Side. The creation of Central Park, begun in 1857, set off the first wave of speculation on the Upper West Side, which lasted from about 1868 until the Panic of 1873. By the time of economic recovery in 1879-80, the opening of streets, as well as transportation improvements, particularly the completion of the elevated railway along Ninth (Columbus) Avenue in 1879, made the area attractive as prime real estate. Speculative builders and developers, from the 1880s to the turn of the century, set the development pattern for the Upper West Side. Rowhouses for the professional upper-middle class were constructed on most side streets and a variety of multiple dwelling types and commercial structures were built on the avenues. The population of the area surged as people moved into the residences, creating the need for institutions of all types, including schools. Certain side streets, especially in the vicinity of Amsterdam Avenue and Broadway, had buildings housing different uses, such as stables, storage, and light manufacturing. These less expensive lots were deemed suitable for school sites due to the Board of Education's limited funds. Public Schools in New York City in the 1890s At the turn of the century a unified New York City public educational system was created from numerous independent school districts, which had a variety of curricula, grade divisions, educational policies, and standards for personnel selection. Responsible for developing this system were several individuals and factors: education reformers, such as Nicholas Murray Butler, whose efforts culminated in the School Reform Law of 1896; the consolidation of New York City in 1898; and, later, the city charter revision of 1901. Among the major problems faced by the Board of Education was a tremendous shortage of school buildings. This situation was exacerbated by the Compulsory Education Law of 1894, which mandated school attendance until age fourteen, and the huge increase in immigration at the end of the nineteenth century. The problem was recognized in the Board of Education's Annual Report of 1896: Insufficient school accommodations have furnished cause for very general complaint on the part of the citizens of New York during the past ten years. The unprecedented growth of the city, together with unexpected movements of population, rendered it almost impossible to keep pace with the demands in given localities or to anticipate the needs of certain sections of the city that speedily outgrew the accommodations that were provided. During the past year... the question of increased and improved accommodations was kept constantly in mind. The city acquired 125 new school sites in Manhattan and the Bronx between 1884 and 1897, and embarked on a vast program of school construction, particularly after consoli
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The lancashire and cheshire coalfield covered an area of 600 square miles.It streached from burnley to stockport and from pldham across to knowsley. Coal has been mined continuously for nearly 500 years. Output reached its peak in 1907 when 26million tons were produced from over 300 mines, employing 99,00 men. Coal from other coalfields made inroads into traditional lancashire markets coupled with fluctuations in trade and severe depressions. Decline forced the amalgamation of collieries. Wigan coal & iron and Manchester collieries became the biggest employers. On nationalisation the N.C.B took over 67 collieries employing 50.000 men,producing 12 million tonnes.The headquarters of the north western division were in Portland street,Manchester later moving to new purpose built offices at anderton house, Lowton continuing decline due to exhaustion and the influx of cheap oil and natural gas caused further contaction.When the lancashire pits became part of the western area in 1974 only 9 collieries and 2 workshops remained.Employment was down to 8000.Since then Hapton valley(1981/82), Cronton(1984),Bold(1985),have closed along with the workshops at Kirkless(1985) and Walkden(1986).Output now comes from 3 collieries Agecroft Manchester,Parkside Newton le willows, Sutton manor st helens,Along with the three pit complex ant bickershaw(plank lane parsanage and golborne)total employment is now down to 4000. The area has suffered many mining disasters in its history,the most tragic at pretoria colliery, westhoughton in 1911,when 344 lives were lost.There were major disaster at maypole colliery,clifton colliery and wood pit. The area had one of the first mines rescue service and the present service has operated from boothstown since 1932. The Lancashire and Cheshire convalescent home at Blackpool was opened in 1927 by the prince of wales,who later abdicated his throne for love.At present the home serves both the lancashire pits and also the north staffordshire area.Purpose built bungalows provide much needed holiday accommodation for paraplegic and severely disabled miners and there families. Trade unions have a recorded history dating back nearly 150 years.The N.U.M headquarters in Bolton were completed in1913.

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