Gymnasium (former) – Como MS

Started:
Completed:
Designers:
Quality of Information:
Site Survival:
View Project in a Separate Window

Description

The Como gymnasium, recreation hall, two classrooms, and kitchen were PWA project W1256, approved June 22, 1938. The estimated cost was $22,727 and a $10,227 grant was awarded toward the project. Construction began August 25, 1938, and was completed February 2, 1939, at a final cost of $22,887. Architect was Edgar Lucien Malvaney.

Project Details

Federal Cost Local Cost Total Cost Project #'s
10227 22887

Source notes

Report No. 5, Status of Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, Region No. 3, Mississippi. Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Projects Division, p. 5, January 3, 1940.

Como will begin $10,000 gym soon. (Aug. 12, 1938). Clarion-Ledger, p. 4.
Mississippi Department of Archives & History, Historic Resources Inventory Database, Como.

PWA aided in construction of 228 school buildings in state; Complete list given. (Sept. 25, 1939). Daily Clarion-Ledger, p. 10.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on July 5, 2019.

We welcome contributions of additional information on any New Deal project site.

SUBMIT MORE INFORMATION OR PHOTOGRAPHS FOR THIS SITE

Location Info


Como, MS 38619

Location notes: General location marker.

Coordinates: 34.5135606, -89.94075583757325

Leave a Reply

Before leaving a comment, please note:

  • Comments allow viewers to share information with others or alert us to errors or changes in a New Deal site.
  • We are not involved in the management of New Deal sites and have no information about visits, hours or rentals.
  • This page shows all the information we have for this site; if you have new information or photos to share, click below.

SUBMIT MORE INFORMATION OR PHOTOGRAPHS FOR THIS SITE

We welcome contributions of additional information on any New Deal project site.

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.