Lee Elementary School – Columbia MO

Description

Robert E. Lee Elementary School was built as Federal Public Works Project # 3701 in 1934. The school is a three story building with a multi-purpose auditorium on the first floor with ornate reliefs surrounding the stage. The building was built to last and is currently in use as Lee Expressive Arts Elementary School, a magnet school in the heart of the city of Columbia.

In February 2014, the school received a Most Notable Properties designation from the Columbia Historic Preservation Commission.

Source notes

Park and Markowitz, Democratic Vistas, Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal, 1984.
http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/education/lee-elementary-among-sites-honored-as-notable-properties/article_4ef1458e-8d06-11e3-aec0-10604b9f6eda.html

Project originally submitted by Charles Swaney on February 18, 2013.

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Location Info


1208 Locust St.
Columbia, MO 65201

Coordinates: 38.9494036, -92.32353639999997

One comment on “Lee Elementary School – Columbia MO

  1. Doofan Washima-Mohammed

    I went to this school from 1979 to 1982…is there any way I can find out about my teachers and principal at that time?

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