Location Information
(for the old Waveland Elementary School)
Name:(old) Waveland Elementary School [Waveland Civic Center]
Address:335 Coleman Avenue
City/County:Waveland, Hancock County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:c.1927
Architectural Styles(s):Tudor
No. of Stories:1
Registration Information
NR Listing Date:02 Jun 2014
View National Register Nomination Form
Mississippi Landmark Information
Designated:05-19-2000
Recorded:03-17-2005
Book/Vol. No.:V. BB304, p. 182
Easement Information
Date Signed:02-23-2012
Easement Type:Preservation & Maintenance
Book/Vol. No.:2012 Pg. 2777
Context/Comments
This one-story brick building was built in 1930 to serve as the Waveland Elementary School. It is the sole public building in Waveland to have survived Hurricane Katrina.
Brief Description
One-story, brick, seven-bay Tudor Revival style public facility with a gable roof and crenellated parapet wall. The first and seventh bays are projecting wings; the fourth bay is a recessed entry. Windows are 12/12 wood DHS. Tudor Revival elements include decorative brick facing and corbelled entry arches. The building has a concrete block sill foundation.
Historic Information
The original function of the building was as Waveland's elementary school. Completed in 1930, the structure was converted into a Civic Center in the early 1970's. It is the sole public building in Waveland to have survived Hurricane Katrina. The building is eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places under 'Criterion A' for local associative value with Education.