Lee Elementary SchoolColumbia, MO completed 1934
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.
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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