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National and State Registers of Historic Places

Hoisington High School

Picture of property 218 E 7th St
Hoisington (Barton County)
Listed in National Register 2005-11-15

Architect: Brinkman & Hagan
Category: school
Thematic Nomination: Historic Public Schools of Kansas

Designed by Emporia architects Jerome Brinkman and Stanley Hagen, Hoisington High School was constructed in 1940 through the Public Works Administration. The three-story blond brick building features Art Deco-style stone ornamentation and carved detailing. The nomination also includes a 1937 native stone stadium constructed by the Works Projects Administration. The property was nominated as part of the "New Deal-Era Resources of Kansas" multiple property nomination for its contribution to community growth and for its architecture.

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