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New Deal airports, schools, hospitals, post offices, art, highways and more are still in use 75 years after they were built. No city, town, or rural area was untouched by the New Deal.

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New Deal Washington, DC

A map and guide to the key New Deal buildings and murals.

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New Deal New York

A map and guide to the key New Deal buildings and murals.

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New Deal San Francisco

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Living New Deal Webinar Series: “The New Deal Artistry of Jo Mora”

JOIN US! “The New Deal Artistry of Jo Mora” Tuesday, January 18, 5pm PST Adventurer, author and artist of the American West, Jo Mora worked as a cowboy, a guard on a Mexican railroad, and lived with the Hopi in… read more

New Deal Today

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The Mural So Controversial, Nixon Tried to Remove It

by GRAY BRECHIN | OCTOBER 4, 2021. Originally published in Zocalo Public Square 75 Years Later, ‘War and Peace’ Survives, But Its Ideals Have Not As multiple crises pile atop one another in the young 21st century, a tripartite mural at a former San Francisco post… read more

New New Deal

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Nicholas Kristof Draws Comparisons between “Build Back Better” and New Deal

In a piece titled, “Biden’s Plan Isn’t ‘Spending’ but ‘Investing,’” Nicholas Kristof compares President Biden’s “Build Back Better” plan to the New Deal programs that built the physical infrastructure of the nation. Using the example of the Yamhill-Carlton High School… read more

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Living New Deal Events

  • LND NYC Branch Webinar: Preparing for War.

    Preparing for War: How the New Deal Helped America Join the Fight Against Fascism and Win World War II A bicoastal dialogue featuring Kevin Baker (East) and Bob Leighninger (West) on Zoom Wednesday, February 16, 2022, 8:00 ET/5:00 PT  … read more

New Deal Maps

Check out our latest map and guide to the work of the New Deal in Washington, D.C. It includes 500 New Deal sites in the District alone, highlighting 34 notable sites, and includes an inset map of the area around the National Mall which can be used for self-guided walking tours.

Take a look at our previous guides, equally comprehensive, covering key New Deal sites in San Francisco and New York City.