Roanoke City Schools now have a second gymnasium in use that’s basically built of a fabric-like plastic — not the usual bricks — and school officials appear sold on them. The first went up two years ago at Grandin Court Elementary, and the second was dedicated yesterday at Preston Park Elementary. School officials say they are cheaper to build and operate than the normal brick school gyms. WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.
(Continue reading for larger-size photos of the new Preston Park gymnasium.)