Two Buttes Gymnasium

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Two Buttes Gymnasium
Two Buttes Gymnasium is located in Colorado
Two Buttes Gymnasium
Location 5th and C Sts., Two Buttes, Colorado
Coordinates 37°33′36″N 102°23′55″W / 37.56000°N 102.39861°W / 37.56000; -102.39861Coordinates: 37°33′36″N 102°23′55″W / 37.56000°N 102.39861°W / 37.56000; -102.39861
Area 1.7 acres (0.69 ha)
Built 1935-37
Built by Works Progress Administration
Architectural style Late 19th and Early 20th Century American Movements, WPA Rustic
Governing body Local
MPS New Deal Resources on Colorado's Eastern Plains MPS
NRHP Reference # 09001119[1]
Added to NRHP December 22, 2009

The Two Buttes Gymnasium is an ashlar sandstone-walled 60-by-130-foot (18 m × 40 m) single-story gym building located at 5th and C Sts. in Two Buttes, Colorado. It was built during 1935–37 as a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project in style that has been termed WPA Rustic architecture.[1][2]

The building has served as a sports facility and as a meeting hall. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.[1]

Its construction employed 36 persons, and used stone from eight separate local quarries.[3] [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ a b "Two Buttes Gymnasium". Colorado Preservation. 
  3. ^ "Two Buttes Gymnasium". Southeast Colorado.  (includes photo) (Google-cached version)