Banneker Community Center GymnasiumExterior view from Elm Street
Project type: Education and Health, Gymnasiums
Quality of Information: Very Good
Site Survival: ExtantView Project in a Separate Window
The National Youth Administration built the Banneker Community Center Gymnasium in Bloomington IN. The gymnasium is now part of a Bloomington Parks and Recreation community center, in what was originally a segregated school, built in 1915, for African-American children.
State historical marker in front of the building describes the gym as added in 1940. That date suggested New Deal programs. Commemorative plaque inside the former school credits the gymnasium to NYA.
Project originally submitted by Doug Logan on December 30, 2022.
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