McKinley Park School – Reno NV

City:
Reno, NV

Site Type:
Education and Health, Schools

New Deal Agencies:
Public Works Funding, Work Relief Programs, Public Works Administration (PWA), Works Progress Administration (WPA)

Quality of Information:
Moderate

Marked:
Yes

Site Survival:
Extant

Description

An elementary school built in the Mission Style in 1909, McKinley Park School had its playground rebuilt under the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and Public Works Administration (PWA) programs. Walkways around the building were also built. Today the playground is a parking lot and the school houses an arts center.

Source notes

Men at Work" federal-City of Reno Relief Program, by John A Cooper Mayor of Reno 1935-1939

Site originally submitted by David Kerr on February 22, 2016.

Location Info


925 Riverside Dr.
Reno, NV 89503
Washoe County

Coordinates: 39.521365, -119.82398

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