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Community Building – Douglass KS

Date added: May 28, 2021

The Works Progress Administration built the community building in Douglass, KS. The building was nominated for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. 

Colby City Hall – Colby KS

Date added: March 20, 2020

Works Progress Administration (WPA) built the Colby City Hall in Colby KS in 1935-1936. The limestone building has always served as the City Hall for Colby, KS. The library was housed in the same structure for a time as well,… read more

Frontier Historical Park – Hays KS

Date added: August 14, 2018

The Civilian Conservation Corps Veteran’s Camp 1778 comprised of World War I Veterans constructed a state park on the former grounds of the Fort Hays Military Reservation in Hays, Kansas. The camp was located along the banks of Big Creek… read more

Green City Park – Green KS

Date added: May 28, 2018

The Works Progress administration built the City Park in Green, KS in 1938. Project no. 7392. The exact location of this park is unknown to the Living New Deal.

Sumner Elementary School – Topeka KS

Date added: March 27, 2018

The Sumner Elementary School was built in 1936 with the support of the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works. It was registered in the National Register of Historic Places in 1991. The school was designed by Kansas architect Thomas W. Williamson, and features Art Deco architectural elements… read more

Phillipsburg City Park Bridges – Phillipsburg KS

Date added: February 18, 2018

Two stone arch bridges were built by the Works Progress Administration in Phillipsburg City Park. One is a pedestrian bridge and the other bridge is used for automotive traffic. Built in 1936, these historic stone stone bridges are located on U.S. Hwy… read more

Phillipsburg Community Building – Phillipsburg KS

Date added: February 18, 2018

The Works Progress Administration built the Phillipsburg Community Building in 1936-1937. National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: “Through the Works Progress Administration (WPA), Kansas realized many new public buildings and recreational facilities, including 58 community buildings like the one in… read more

School – Moscow KS

Date added: February 15, 2018

A school construction project in Moscow, Kansas was undertaken in 1936 with Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds. The P.W.A. provided a $14,162 grant for the project, whose total cost was $31,471. Living New Deal believes this to be the Moscow Grade School at… read more

Waterworks – Copeland KS

Date added: February 15, 2018

A waterworks development project in Copeland, Kansas was undertaken in 1934 with Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds. P.W.A. Docket No. Kansas 4309

School – Cimarron KS

Date added: February 15, 2018

A school construction project in Cimarron, Kansas was undertaken in 1934 with Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds. The P.W.A. provided a $33,404 grant for the project, whose total cost was $117,563. The exact location and status of the facility is presently unknown to… read more

School – Garden City KS

Date added: February 15, 2018

A school construction project in Garden City, Kansas was undertaken in 1936-7 with Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds. The P.W.A. provided a $40,500 grant for the project, whose total cost was $96,342. The exact location and status of the facility is… read more

Bridge – Syracuse KS

Date added: February 15, 2018

A bridge construction project in Syracuse, Kansas was undertaken in 1936 with Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds. The exact location and status of the structure is unknown to Living New Deal. P.W.A. Docket No. Kansas [W]1202

Auditorium / Gym – Ulysses KS

Date added: February 15, 2018

An auditorium/gym construction project in Ulysses, Kansas was undertaken with Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds. The P.W.A. provided a $22,725 grant for the project, whose total cost was $52,847. The exact location and status of the facility is presently unknown… read more

Waterworks Improvements – Kismet KS

Date added: February 15, 2018

A waterworks improvement project in Kismet, Kansas was undertaken in 1937 with Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds. P.W.A. Docket No. Kansas [W]1195