Paradise Water Tower

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Paradise Water Tower
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Paradise Water Tower is located in Kansas
Paradise Water Tower
Paradise Water Tower is located in the US
Paradise Water Tower
Location E of int. of Waldo and Main Sts., Paradise, Kansas
Coordinates 39°7′5″N 98°54′56″W / 39.11806°N 98.91556°W / 39.11806; -98.91556Coordinates: 39°7′5″N 98°54′56″W / 39.11806°N 98.91556°W / 39.11806; -98.91556
Area less than one acre
Built 1938
Built by WPA
Architectural style Art Deco, WPA Rustic
NRHP Reference # 06001242[1]
Added to NRHP January 17, 2007

The Paradise Water Tower, of Paradise, Kansas, is a historic Works Progress Administration project of 1938. It is located east of the intersection of Waldo and Main Sts. in Paradise. The tower was designed in the WPA Rustic style and features an Art Deco limestone entrance surround. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.[1]

It is a 17-foot diameter rusticated limestone tower that rises 35 feet and can hold up to 58,000 gallons of water.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Gordon Pfannenstiel and KSHS staff (June 15, 2006). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Paradise Water Tower / 167-430-0001" (PDF). National Park Service.