Robinson High School Auditorium--Gymnasium

200 Blk of E. Highland Av.e, Robinson, Illinois. County/parish: Crawford.

NRIS 05000434

1 contributing building.

Removed from the National Register of Historic Places January 02, 2020.

Also known as:

  • RHS Fieldhouse
  • RHS Gym

From Wikipedia:

Robinson High School Auditorium-Gymnasium

The Robinson High School Auditorium-Gymnasium, also known as the RHS Gym was a historic gymnasium located on the campus of Robinson High School in Robinson, Illinois. The gym was constructed in 1939 using funds granted by the Public Works Administration. The Art Deco building featured fluted columns around its entrance, glass-block windows at the entrance and east and west sides, and curved metal awnings. Both high school athletic events and public events were held in the building, as Robinson had no other large public space suitable for hosting community events at the time.

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2005. The building was demolished after the construction of a new gymnasium in 2006. It was removed from the National Register in 2020.

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Architects:

  • Rinehart Construction Co.
  • Smith, Kranz and Strong

Architectural styles:

  • Art Deco
  • Moderne

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/05000434

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