Details for Park Place School Building (Atlas Number 5285003937)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5285003937


Marker Number 3937
Atlas Number 5285003937
Marker Title Park Place School Building
Index Entry Park Place School Building
Address 505 Elenora
City Yoakum
County Lavaca
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 680830
UTM Northing 3241981
Subject Codes educational buildings; educational topics; Federal programs; Mission (Architectural style); design and construction
Marker Year 1996
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 505 Elenora, Yoakum (burned in April 2014)
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Built in 1912 as a public school, this structure was one of two schools of its design erected in Yoakum. In 1938 this building was enlarged with funds from the Works Progress Administration. During World War II, the building housed a leather school and was used as a housing facility. It remained in educational use until 1957, and later housed a retail business. The building exhibits mission revival style features. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1996