John C. Proctor Recreation Center

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John C. Proctor Recreation Center
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John C. Proctor Recreation Center is located in Peoria County, Illinois
John C. Proctor Recreation Center
Location 300 S. Allen St, Peoria, Illinois
Coordinates 40°41′7″N 89°36′58″W / 40.68528°N 89.61611°W / 40.68528; -89.61611Coordinates: 40°41′7″N 89°36′58″W / 40.68528°N 89.61611°W / 40.68528; -89.61611
Area 5 acres (2.0 ha)
Built 1913
Architect Hewitt & Emerson[2]
Architectural style Classical Revival
NRHP Reference # 79000860[1]
Added to NRHP September 6, 1979

The John C. Proctor Recreation Center was constructed in Peoria, Illinois, United States in 1913. The Classical Revival center was built per the provisions of its founders will, John C. Proctor.[2] It was designed by Hewitt & Emerson. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on September 6, 1979.[1]

The building is a facility operated by the Peoria Parks District. Facilities include a swimming pool, two gymnasiums, an auditorium, outdoor basketball courts, a playground, and the African American Hall of Fame Museum.

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b "John C. Proctor Recreation Center," (PDF), National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, HAARGIS Database. Retrieved 14 April 2007.

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