Mayers, Murray, and Phillip of New York, employed as architects for several reservations, designed the reservation gymnasium to PWA specifications and a program determined by the BIA. The superintendent of the reservation had requested a community building that the tribe could use for vocational education, sports, and an assembly hall. The resulting two-and-one-half-story stone gymnasium is an appealing structure whose large mass, emphasized by its broad clipped-gable roof, resembles that of a barn. The walls are made of reddish-brown, random-coursed rubble stone contrasting with naturally square-shaped stones used as quoins. A two-story, gable-roofed bay, projecting from the center front of the building, contains the main entrance, marked by a segmental-arched opening. Although the building is currently boarded up, tribal leaders plan to rehabilitate it as a museum.
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