New York Elementary School – Lawrence KS

Description

"This school provides 6 standard classrooms, 3 special classrooms, a kindergarten, a library, administrative offices, and a combination assembly hall and gymnasium with a stage. All of the classrooms are equipped for 38 students except on of the special classrooms, which is equipped for 20.

The building is constructed with a reinforced concrete foundation, frame, floor slab, and ceiling slab. The exterior walls are red brick backed with concrete blocks, which form the finished wall on the inside. The pitched roof is frame construction and is covered with asbestos shingles.

The volume of the structure is 380,000 cubic feet, and it was completed in November 1934 at a construction cost of $99,961 and a project cost of $125,819."

Project Details

Federal Cost Local Cost Total Cost Project #'s
125819

Source notes

C.W. Short and R. Stanley-Brown. "Public Buildings: A Survey of Architecture of Projects Constructed by Federal and Other Governmental Bodies Between the Years 1933 and 1939 with the Assistance of the Public Works Administration." (1939).

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Location Info


936 New York St.
Lawrence, KS 66044

Location notes:

Coordinates: 38.966566, -95.230639

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