Alice Savage Elementary - Red Oak, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 34° 57.358 W 095° 04.804
15S E 310074 N 3870135
Quick Description: This is a beautiful example of WPA construction in this small town of 500.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 9/27/2018 1:24:02 PM
Waymark Code: WMZ8AQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
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Long Description:
The Alice Savage Elementary School, located on North Main is a one-story coursed native sandstone building, with a flat roof on the classroom section and a barrel roof over the gymnasium which is connected perpendicularly to the rear of the school. The school contains 10 or more classroom, and was built in 1939-1940.

The front of the school has two double-door entrance recessed beneath arched openings. Between the two entrances are two projected stone pilasters with decorative projections. The windows are set in triples. The top one-third of the units are covered with metal siding, leaving the bottom 2/3 with double hung frames. The school is 222 ft. by 67 ft., with a 69 ft. by 75 ft. gymnasium extension to the rear. The school grounds asre surrounded by a stone retaining wall, with a four-step concrete staircase over the wall at the center front.


Project type: Government building (non-park)

Date built or created: 1939-1940

City: Red Oak, OK

Condition: Good upkeep with a little wear and tear

Website for additional information: [Web Link]

Location: Not listed

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