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Log Cabins – Mohawk State Forest MA

Date added: March 28, 2021

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) built cabins at Mohawk Trail State Forest and Savoy State Forest, MA, circa 1934. The architect of record was L. C. Roy.

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.

Franklin Park Zoo Improvements – Boston MA

Date added: May 2, 2019

The Works Progress Administration made improvements to the Franklin Park Zoo. This project sought to improve the lion house, monkey house, and build machine and carpenter shop and garage extensions and a storage building. The total cost of the proposed… read more

Sidewalks – Arlington MA

Date added: April 6, 2019

The Work Projects Administration (WPA) constructed sidewalks in Arlington, Massachusetts, including at the intersection of Renfrew St and Hillside Ave. A WPA plaque is embedded on the “left” side of the street at the corner if one is looking towards… read more

Post Office – Nantucket MA

Date added: October 18, 2018

The historic post office in Nantucket, Massachusetts was constructed with Treasury Department funds. The building, which opened in 1936, is still in service.

Saugus Town Hall: Founding of Saugus Mural – Saugus MA

Date added: October 6, 2018

Mural painted by Elizabeth Tracy, later known as Tracy Montminy, depicting the arrival of the first white settlers of Saugus. Originally installed in the since demolished police station on Taylor Street, it is now in the auditorium of the 1874… read more

Tewksbury Hospital Murals – Tewksbury MA

Date added: September 30, 2018

Three murals were commissioned for Tewksbury Hospital by the Federal Art Project. The works presented scenes related to the heritage of the area, and were created by: Maurice Compris (looms); Samuel F. Hershey (quarries and factory work); and W. Lester… read more

Arredondo Memorial (Jamaicaway) Bridge – Boston MA

Date added: September 1, 2018

The bridge carrying the Jamaicaway over Huntington Avenue, near Brookline, was constructed with NIRA funds. The structure was renamed in 2017 for the sons of Boston Marathon bombing hero Carlos Arredondo.

Raymond School – Royalston MA

Date added: May 29, 2018

A school building built on land donated by Mary and Catherine Raymond at the end of Royalston Town Common, Raymond School bears a plaque stating: “Built by Work Projects Administration 1938-1940”. The date of the land deed is 8/6/1938; however,… read more

Post Office Murals – Lynn MA

Date added: April 18, 2018

The historic post office in downtown Lynn, Massachusetts was constructed just prior to the advent of the F.D.R. era; however, the completed building received two oil-on-canvas murals by William Riseman: “Colonial and Contemporary Civic Culture,” and “Early and Modern Industries… read more

Post Office (former) Mural – Peabody MA

Date added: April 18, 2018

The historic former post office building in Peabody, Massachusetts houses an example of New Deal artwork: “Old Bull Pen,” which can be seen in the lobby. The work was commissioned by the Treasury Department’s Section of Fine Arts, and completed… read more

Post Office (former) – Peabody MA

Date added: April 18, 2018

The historic former post office building in Peabody, Massachusetts was constructed with federal Treasury Department funds ca. 1938-9. The building, which is now privately owned, also houses an example of New Deal artwork, which can be seen in the lobby…. read more

Post Office Mural – Danvers MA

Date added: April 17, 2018

The historic Danvers post office contains an example of New Deal artwork: a Section of Fine Arts-funded oil painting titled, “Return of Timothy Pickering to Reside at Danvers,” which can be seen in the lobby. It was painted by Dunbar… read more

Post Office – Danvers MA

Date added: April 17, 2018

The post office in Danvers, Massachusetts was constructed with federal Treasury Department funds. The building, which was constructed between 1935 and 1937, and houses an example of New Deal artwork, is still in service.