Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 88001382
Historic Name COALGATE SCHOOL GYMNASIUM-AUDITORIUM
Description of Significance CONSTRUCTED IN 1936, THIS GYM/AUDITORIUM SERVED NOT ONLY THE EDUCATIONAL AND SOCIAL NEEDS OF THE COMMUNITY, BUT ITS CONSTRUCTION SERVED TO PROVIDE IMPORTANT WAGES TO UNEMPLOYED WORKERS IN THIS COAL MINING AREA. COAL COUNTY WAS HARD HIT BY THE DEPRESSION AND UNEMPLOYMENT WAS RAMPANT; WPA PROJECTS SUCH AS THIS WERE AN IMPORTANT ASPECT OF THE ECONOMY OF THE AREA IN THE 1930S. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 9/8/88.
Current Name
Address FOX & FREY STREETS
City COALGATE
County COAL
Lot 10
Block 133
Current Section
Township
Range
Type BUILDING
Historic Function EDUCATION
Current Function EDUCATION
Area Signficance 1 ECONOMICS
Area Significance 2 ARCHITECTURE
Date Prepared 1988
Year Built 1936
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION, BUILDER
Architectural Style WPA STANDARDIZED STYLE
Roof Material ASPHALT
Wall Material STONE
Window Material WOOD
Door Material WOOD
Decorative Details ROUND ARCH ENTRY
Condition FAIR
Comments
Restricted N