Greenwood Gymnasium – Greenwood AR

Description

“The Greenwood Gymnasium is a load-bearing stone masonry building located at 300 E. Gary Street, near downtown Greenwood, Arkansas. It was built in 1938-39 by 100 workers employed and/or directed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) . This durable structure rests on a combination of concrete and native sandstone foundations. The building’s dimensions are 108 feet long by 85 feet wide, encompassing two classrooms, lobby, gymnasium with basketball court, stage, bleachers and toilet / shower rooms each for boys and girls beneath the bleachers.” (National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form)

Source notes

http://www.arkansaspreservation.com/!userfiles/SB0893.nr.pdf

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on October 17, 2014.

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Location Info


300 E. Gary Street
Greenwood, AR 72936

Coordinates: 35.219024, -94.255167

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