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Baldwin Drive – New Haven CT

Date added: June 11, 2022

With funding from the Civil Works Administration (CWA), the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA), and, later, the Works Progress Administration (WPA), the City of New Haven CT was able to construct a parkway from West Rock Park to a location… read more

Torrington, CT: old post office

Post Office (former) – Torrington CT

Date added: May 10, 2022

The historic former post office building in Torrington, Connecticut was constructed with federal funds during the Great Depression. An example of New Deal artwork that had been housed in the former post office has been relocated to USPS’s current location… read more

Harding St. Bridge - New Britain CT

Harding St. Bridge – New Britain CT

Date added: September 28, 2019

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) constructed a six-foot arch bridge span on Harding St. in New Britain CT. The bridge was built with WPA labor and funding.

Elton St. Improvements – Berlin CT

Date added: September 28, 2019

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) completed improvements on Elton St., a farm-to-market road in Berlin CT. The project consisted of 7,500 lineal feet of improvements. Pictured is Elton St. under construction with a WPA sign.  

Water Supply – Hartford CT

Date added: September 27, 2019

The Public Works Administration funded the construction of a water supply filtration system and canals in Hartford CT. Pictured are the filtration beds and canals. The exact location and condition of this facility are unknown to the Living New Deal.

Municipal Garage – Stratford CT

Date added: September 27, 2019

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) funded the construction of a municipal garage in Stratford, Connecticut, circa 1935. The Federal Emergency Relief Administration  (FERA)completed about 50% of the structure, and the WPA completed the project. This building is currently being used… read more

Sewage Plant – Torrington CT

Date added: September 21, 2019

The Public Works Administration funded the construction of a sewage plant in Torrington, Litchfield CT, circa 1936. The exact location and condition of this facility are unknown to the Living New Deal.

Sewage Plant – Hartford CT

Date added: September 21, 2019

The Public Works Administration funded the construction of a sewage plant in Hartford CT. Pictured are the digesting and storage tanks. The exact location and condition of this facility are unknown to the Living New Deal.

New London Municipal Docks – New London CT

Date added: September 14, 2019

The Works Progress Administration built the New London Municipal Docks in New London CT. The exact location and condition of this facility are unknown to the Living New Deal.

Mansfield Town Hall – Mansfield CT

Date added: September 13, 2019

The Works Progress Administration built the Mansfield Town Hall in Mansfield CT, circa 1937. The exact location and condition of this facility are unknown to the Living New Deal.

Middlefield High School Addition – Middlefield CT

Date added: September 7, 2019

The Works Progress Administration completed an addition for the Middlefield High in Middlefield CT, circa 1937. The exact location and condition of this facility are unknown to the Living New Deal.

Goodwin Park Golf Course – Hartford CT

Date added: September 7, 2019

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) expanded and improved the Goodwin Park Golf Course in Hartford CT. The WPA extended the golf course to 9 holes. The Goodwin Park Golf Course is still in use today.

Filtration Plant – Willimantic CT

Date added: September 6, 2019

The Works Progress Administration built a Filtration Plant in Willimantic CT. The exact location and condition of this facility are unknown to the Living New Deal.