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    Glendale Community College Administration Building - Glendale CA

    Glendale Community College – Glendale CA

    Date added: August 21, 2008; Modified: March 7, 2024

    Glendale Community College (formerly Junior College) relocated to its present campus in 1937. Several of the campus’ original buildings—including the surviving John A. Davitt Administration Building—were constructed between 1936 and 1937 with the support of a bond election and funds… read more

    Glendale Community College Sculpture (former) – Glendale CA

    Date added: February 11, 2023; Modified: March 20, 2023

    Archibald Garner sculpted “Youth in Agriculture” of granite for Glendale Community College in Glendale, CA, with Federal Arts Project (FAP) funding. Los Angeles Public Library has listed the sculpture as missing. Garner’s extant New Deal–funded works in the region include… read more

    Glendale High School – Glendale CA

    Date added: August 25, 2008; Modified: February 24, 2019

    The Works Progress Administration improved a playground on the site of the Glendale High School.

    Glendale Civic Auditorium – Glendale CA

    Date added: December 13, 2015; Modified: March 5, 2017

    Constructed by the WPA under projects 3635, 6994, 7706 and 9392 in 1938. When constructed it was called the Verdugo Municipal Recreation Center and was sponsored by the city of Glendale. “This project, costing a total of $736,422 of which… read more

    City Garage – Glendale CA

    Date added: December 31, 2015

    A 1939 Report on WPA works in Southern California describes WPA involvement in the construction of this large city garage, which is still standing today. WPA Work Project No. 996 employed an average of 79 men for 7 months. “Sponsored… read more

    Chevy Chase West Reservoir – Glendale CA

    Date added: December 14, 2015; Modified: December 24, 2015

    Works Project Administration (WPA) project No. 7214, sponsored by the city of Glendale. “This project provides for the construction of a reinforced concrete distributing reservoir of 5,000,000 gallon capacity with connecting pipe lines, and a roadway for maintenance and service…. read more

    Marshall Elementary School Building – Glendale CA

    Date added: August 17, 2011; Modified: December 13, 2015

    The Marshall school was originally constructed in the late 19th century and was a brick building. It was rebuilt in the late 1920s and featured a classic Greek-style entrance. Some work was done in 1931 but ruined by the 1933 earthquake…. read more

    Glendale Public Library (former) – Glendale CA

    Date added: October 10, 2010; Modified: January 20, 2015

    The old Glendale Public Library was built in the early 1900s. The WPA added two wings between 1940 and 1942. Unfortunately this building was replaced by the current library in 1973 and demolished in 1977.

    Verdugo Wash, Glenoaks Blvd. Bridge – Glendale CA

    Date added: September 16, 2013; Modified: September 21, 2013

    1 of 3 Vierendeel pony truss design bridges in the US. Built by the Army Corps. of Engineers in 1937. The bridge crosses the Verdugo Wash at Glenoaks Blvd.

    Verdugo Wash – Glendale CA

    Date added: September 16, 2013; Modified: September 16, 2013

    The Army Corp. of Engineers was central to New Deal flood control efforts all over the country. The Verdugo Wash in Los Angeles County was one such project. “Verdugo Wash is a 9.4-mile-long (15.1 km)[1] tributary of the Los Angeles… read more