American Legion Memorial Building

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American Legion Memorial Building
American Legion Atlantic IA.jpg
American Legion Memorial Building is located in Iowa
American Legion Memorial Building
American Legion Memorial Building is located in the US
American Legion Memorial Building
Location 201 Poplar St.
Atlantic, Iowa
Coordinates 41°24′32″N 95°0′50″W / 41.40889°N 95.01389°W / 41.40889; -95.01389Coordinates: 41°24′32″N 95°0′50″W / 41.40889°N 95.01389°W / 41.40889; -95.01389
Area less than one acre
Built 1939
Built by G.F. Construction Company
Architect George A. Spooner
Architectural style Moderne
Art Deco
NRHP reference # 06001121[1]
Added to NRHP December 12, 2006

The American Legion Memorial Building, also known as Atlantic National Guard Armory, at 201 Poplar Street in Atlantic, Iowa was built in 1939. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.[1] Designed by Council Bluffs architect George A. Spooner, it includes Moderne and Art Deco architecture.[2] It was built by G.F. Construction Company of Exira, Iowa. The building served historically for arms storage, as a military facility, as a meeting hall, and as a sport facility.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ James E. Jacobsen. "American Legion Memorial Building" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-03-27.