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Overton Gymnasium

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1938, Miles Miller. Southwest corner of W. Thomas Ave. and S. Anderson St.

Unlike the three other PWA projects Miles Miller designed in the Muddy and Virgin river valleys, the brick gymnasium in Overton has a simple, straightforward Classical Revival design. The symmetrical main facade on Thomas Avenue contains an arched entry embellished with four attached fluted Doric columns rising to a simplified classical entablature.

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Author: 
Julie Nicoletta
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Julie Nicoletta, "Overton Gymnasium", [Moapa Valley, Nevada], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/NV-01-SO63.

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Buildings of Nevada, Julie Nicoletta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 246-246.

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