Redlands-The Barton Schoolhouse Restoration Project
By Kristin Hamilton CA REALTOR, (909) 557-6966- Specialize 55+ Communties Banning
(Berkshire Hathaway California Realty)
The Barton Schoolhouse Restoration Project On September 29th/ 30th, 2009, this 110 year old schoolhouse was moved in two parts to its new location on Orange Street, Redlands CA located across the street from the Montessori School. Developer Aaron Weiss donated the building to Grove High School and paid all the moving expenses. The students and parents of Grove High School and the Redlands Conservancy have strived to collect funds to restore the schoolhouse. Weiss had bought the land in 2009 and was building a large office complex on Nevada Street in Redlands. Liz Beguelin, chair of the Historic and Scenic Preservation Commission, began the process to save the 1902 schoolhouse as it is the oldest Redlands school still standing. The 1901 Bart...