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    Boyce Street School Retaining Walls – Auburn MA

    Date added: May 10, 2020

    The Civil Works Administration built perimeter rock and concrete walls around the Boyce Street School, a public elementary school. Currently, the site is a public park and playground.

    High School (demolished) – Auburn MA

    Date added: January 24, 2017; Modified: May 6, 2017

    The former high school in Auburn, Massachusetts was constructed with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. “For the past two decades, the increasing cost of tuition and transportation of pupils to Worcester caused agitation for an Auburn… read more

    Elm St. Widening – Auburn MA

    Date added: January 29, 2017; Modified: January 29, 2017

    The Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) widened Elm St. in Auburn, Massachusetts. WPA Bulletin, 1937: “Scars of last year’s flood will be removed from several streets, and narrow Elm Street will be widened, by WPA project which employs 40 men and… read more

    Turnpike Work – Auburn MA

    Date added: January 13, 2017; Modified: January 13, 2017

    Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) conducted the following road work in Auburn, Mass. WPA Bulletin: This cut-off in Auburn, on the Worcester Turnpike, was washed out by the Spring flood. A WPA construction project is rebuilding the cut-off and 30 feet… read more