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National and State Registers of Historic Places

Colby Community High School

Picture of property 750 W. Third St.
Colby (Thomas County)
Listed in National Register Dec 10, 2003

Architect: Mann and Company
Category: school
Thematic Nomination: New Deal-era Resources of Kansas

Designed by Mann and Company of Hutchison, the Colby Community High School is an Eclectic Mediterranean Revival-style, two-story brick building with Art Deco influences. An arcade of columns accents the front entrance. Constructed in 1935 by the Works Project Administration (WPA), it was nominated as part of the "New Deal Era Resources of Kansas" multiple property listing for its association with the WPA and for its architecture.

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