Historic Preservation

Cumberland Hill School

1901 North Akard Street

Built in 1888 and designed by prolific Dallas Architect A. B. Bristol, Cumberland Hill School is the only remaining 19th century school building in Dallas. Known as a true "melting pot", this elementary school educated children of numerous nationalities until 1958.

Ordina​nce #21043

Designations: Dallas Landmark (1988), Registered Texas Historic Landmark (1971)

Further Research:
Cumberland Hill School Landmark Nomination Form