Opened on February 15, 1912, the home of the West Tech Warriors is now home to the Brick Lofts. The school was closed in 1995, and found new life in 2003. My memory of West Tech goes back to 1960 when I participated in the West Tech Relays as a member of the (Cleveland) Heights High track team. What an incredible meet it was!
The auditorium was heavily damaged by arson shortly after the school was closed.
The massive gymnasium now contains a three-story structure housing apartments.
Familiar sights such as long corridors lined with lockers remind the residents and visitors of the rich history of West Tech High School.
Centennial Article on Cleveland.com
Alumni Facebook Page
Yearbook Reprints on Amazon
4 thoughts on “Cleveland’s West Technical High School”
Great pictures of the school. I like the Willard/93 street entry door. It has been beautifully refinished. Another fun thing that was retained were the up and down staircase arrows in the basement. That was a big thing…one way stairs due to moving 3000 plus students everytime the bell rang. My June, 1969 graduating class had over 1000 graduates. That was when the school system was great and we were well educated and prepared. Thanks for the great photos
Thanks for you comments! We had one-way staircases at Heights High as well! Also 3000+ students! I can relate!!
Thank you so much, and thanks for stopping by!