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Leiter Estate Landscaping – Washington DC

Date added: January 16, 2018

The Civilian Conservation Corps built park amenities and landscaped portions of the Leiter Estate in 1936-1937. A National Parks Service/Historic American Buildings Survey report describes the nature of the work performed by the CCC: “Upon acquiring the Leiter estate, the… read more

Executive Ave Resurfacing – Washington DC

Date added: January 15, 2018

The Public Works Administration funded the resurfacing of Executive Ave in Washington DC. Pictured are work crews on Executive Ave with the White House in the background.

Naval Yard Improvements – Washington DC

Date added: January 10, 2018

The Naval Yard in Washington DC was improved with Federal funds through the Relief Labor Program. Project No. 2007 circa 1936. The work included the extension of the Ninth Street Garage, and the repair and improvement of several buildings.  

West Virginia Road Commission – Buckhannon WV

Date added: January 10, 2018

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built the office of the West Virginia Road Commission in Buckhannon. A building plaque states that the project was built by the WPA in 1940 and sponsored by the State Road commission of West Virginia…. read more

Potomac River Emergency Flooding Levee – Washington DC

Date added: January 8, 2018

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built emergency flooding levees to stop the overflow of the Potomac River. The photographs show WPA crews erecting the levees in the vicinity of the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial. The work was performed in… read more

Rosedale Playground – Washington DC

Date added: January 6, 2018

The Works Progress Administration and the National Youth Administration renovated the Rosedale Playground in Washington DC in 1937.

Constitution Ave Sewer – Washington DC

Date added: January 6, 2018

The Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the building of sewer lines on Constitution Ave, in front of the Washington Auditorium in Washington DC. Pictured are worker crews building the sewer lines in 1936.