Gymnasium (former) – Pelahatchie MS

Description

The Art Moderne gymnasium designed by architects N. W. Overstreet and A. H. Town was completed June 19, 1939. The project was approved as PWA x1310 9/13/1938 for a $15,000 loan and $12,272 grant. Construction began 11/30/1938 and completed for a total cost of $27,500. The building is in use by private enterprise.

Source notes

Report no. 5, Status of Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, Region no. 3 Mississippi. (January 3, 1940). Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Projects Division, p. 106.

Mississippi Department of Archives & History, Historic Resources Inventory. Retrieved Nov. 24, 2019 from: https://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/rpt.aspx?rpt=publicPropSearch&Name=&StreetNo=&StreetName=&City=Pelahatchie&County=Any

Grants given state by PWA. (Sep 15, 1938). Clarion-Ledger, p. 3.

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

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on November 26, 2019.

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Location Info


301 Brooks Street
Pelahatchie, Mississippi 39145

Coordinates: 32.317141, -89.79978699999998

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