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    Lake Placid Middle High School 2020.

    Lake Placid Middle High School – Lake Placid NY

    Date added: October 10, 2021; Modified: October 10, 2021

    In 1922, due to increasing numbers of students, the Lake Placid school district constructed a large brick high school at the south end of the current middle high school. It was modern and fireproof, sitting on the hill overlooking athletic… read more

    Lake Placid New York Post Office

    Post Office – Lake Placid NY

    Date added: November 18, 2012; Modified: April 11, 2017

    The historic post office building in Lake Placid, New York “was designed and built 1935-1936, and is one of a number of post offices in New York State designed by the Office of the Supervising Architect of the Treasury Department under… read more

    Lake Placid Ski Resort Improvements – Lake Placid NY

    Date added: November 8, 2015; Modified: November 8, 2015

    This small mountain town developed Olympic quality winter sports facilities in order to host the Olympic games in 1932. These facilities, including ski slopes and the bob-sled run, were later improved by the WPA. The resort was again used for… read more

    Carolyn Road Improvements – Lake Placid NY

    Date added: January 27, 2015

    The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) reconstructed Lake Placid’s Carolyn Road in 1936. The Lake Placid News reported: The WPA has allowed a grant of $11,622.40 for improvements on Carolyn road. The town of North Elba project is designed to… read more

    Lake Placid Post Office Skiing Mural

    Post Office Murals – Lake Placid NY

    Date added: November 18, 2012; Modified: November 19, 2012

    The post office interior features five murals depicting winter sports painted by Henry Billings in 1937.