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    Water Mains – Hopkinton IA

    Date added: August 19, 2023

    The Civil Works Administration (CWA) constructed 3,100 feet of water mains in Hopkinton, Iowa: “[a]bout 500 feet near the school, a 300-foot extension just south of the business section and several blocks running east to the water tower … In… read more

    School (former) Improvements – Colesburg IA

    Date added: August 19, 2023

    The Civil Works Administration (CWA) conducted an improvement project at what was then the school in Colesburg, Iowa. The location and status of the facility is unknown to Living New Deal. Redecoration of the Colesburg school is nearing completion. By… read more

    Bandshell – New Hampton IA

    Date added: August 3, 2023

    The Work Progress Administration (WPA) constructed a bandshell in Mikkelson Park in New Hampton, Iowa. Completed in 1937, it cost about $5,000 and could accommodate 55 musicians. It features two locker rooms.

    City Hall - Council Bluffs IA

    City Hall – Council Bluffs IA

    Date added: July 11, 2023

    Art Deco City Hall built for $340,000 with Works Progress Administration workers in 1939. The building was designed by architect J. Chris Jensen. An article published in the Daily Nonpareil in 1939 stated that, “Actual work leading to the construction… read more

    Allamakee County Courthouse - Waukon IA

    Allamakee County Courthouse – Waukon IA

    Date added: May 27, 2023

    The Allamakee Courthouse has helped its communities by educating, protecting and preserving the county. The courthouse serves as a spot with many departments that improve the life of those who live in the county. There are many services the courthouse… read more

    Bremer County IA Courthouse

    Bremer County Courthouse – Waverly IA

    Date added: October 30, 2022

    The Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the construction of the Bremer County Courthouse in Waverly IA in 1935.  The project received $60,750 from the PWA.