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Burgess Elementary School - Photos

The former kindergarten classroom

The Burgess/Detroit Open auditorium

The Burgess/Detroit Open gymnasium

Though the building's envelope has been deemed intact, water infiltration from a bad roof have caused water damage throughout the school.

The original wing of Burgess, which was resheathed in tan brick during a 1955 makeover

One of the classrooms, showing water damage