- Gymnasium North Carolina State College
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- Illustrated Postcard| Transcribed from Postcard: "Erected 1924. Cost $225,000. Contains main gymnasium 110x130 feet, auxiliary gymnasium. Locker rooms equipped with more than 1,000 steel lockers, band practice room, and armory, offices for the Physical Education and Coaching Staffs, and a tiled swimming Pool."| Derived from Postcard: Postcard addressed to Miss Mary Vivian Haines
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Building: North Carolina State University, Frank Thompson Theatre -- Thompson Gymnasium (Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina)
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- In 1963 after renovations, the Thompson Gymnasium emerged as the Thompson Theater. Originally, the gymnasium was intended to establish a routine physical fitness schedule for students, since military drills were no longer required after World War I. Thompson Gymnasium became the first indoor athletic facility complete with two gyms, an indoor swimming pool, and an elevated indoor track. It also became the center for intercollegiate games. However, when Reynolds Coliseum took over the role of basketball facility, it left the classic building, with its urns and other ornamental architecture, open for the dramatic arts.
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- 35.7827, -78.666901