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Mahanoy Area Middle School

The former art deco Mahanoy Area Middle School in Mahanoy City, PA had many remnants from when it was in use - desks, posters, band hats, and walls covered with the painted words of the students who once attended it. The magnificent auditorium and untouched classrooms made it a rare, precious find. The building was purchased by a developer who stripped the interior and converted it to an office building, and it is currently for sale. Photographs and unattributed text by Matthew Christopher. For more images click the thumbnails below.