Herman Ridder Junior High School
|Herman Ridder Junior High School|
Public School 98
|Type||Junior High School|
|Opened||8 September 1931|
|School district||New York City Department of Education|
|Superintendent||Rafaela Espinal Pacheco|
|Communities served||Morrisania, Bronx|
The Herman Ridder Junior High School (also known as Public School 98) is a middle school in the Morrisania section of the Bronx, part of the New York City Department of Education. Constructed from 1929–31, the building is a landmark Art Deco structure designed by Eric Kebbon. It is named after Herman Ridder, a prominent newspaper publisher and editor.
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In popular culture
- Bradley, Betsy (December 11, 1990). "Herman Ridder Junior High School (Public School 98)" (PDF). Landmarks Preservation Commission.
- "J.H.S. 098". New York City Schools.
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