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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

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

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Discoveries

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Lost New Deal Paintings Found at Beaver Dam Middle School in Wisconsin

Two New Deal paintings that depict industry and early settlement were recently found behind a wall of cabinets at the Beaver Dam Middle School in Wisconsin. Installed in 1934, the paintings were removed in 1995, when the district remodeled the… read more

New Deal Today

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UCSF Medical Center Murals to Stay in Place

The Zakheim murals at the UCSF Medical Center will stay in place after a court order. The San Francisco Chronicle wrote that the work to remove the mural has been temporarily halted after Alameda County Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch… read more

New New Deal

Why we need a new WPA

In an CNN opinion piece titled, “Why we need a new WPA,” Paula M. Krebs makes a case for addressing today’s economic woes by using policy lessons from a time when the government stepped in to provide paid work for… read more

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Living New Deal Events

  • Living New Deal Webinar Series: “The Next New Deal”.

    Register here. Tuesday, August 31, 2021 Scott Borchert, author of Republic of Detours: How the New Deal Paid Broke Writers to Rediscover America, and writer David Kipen explore the Federal Writers’ Project—from its optimistic early days to its dismemberment by… 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.