Municipal Building Renovation – Columbia MO

City:
Columbia, MO

Site Type:
Civic Facilities, Education and Health, Libraries, Auxiliary Civic Facilities

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

Completed:
1937

Quality of Information:
Moderate

Site Survival:
Extant

Description

This deep red brick building was previously the post office for Columbia. With the construction of the new post office nearby, this building was remodeled by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and housed the public library until the library moved to West Broadway and Garth Ave. The present iteration of this building is the home for the parks and recreation administration.

Source notes

Site originally submitted by Charles Swaney on August 5, 2015.

Location Info


1 South 7th St.
Columbia, Missouri 65201
Boone County

Coordinates: 38.95132, -92.32996

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