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    Linden Fire Station (former) Expansion – Malden MA

    Date added: January 13, 2017; Modified: October 10, 2023

    Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) workers constructed an extension to the multi-purpose former community building and Linden Fire Station in Malden, Mass. WPA Bulletin: A ward meeting place has been built, recreational quarters added and library floor space doubled by a… read more

    Armory (former) Improvements – Malden MA

    Date added: February 13, 2018

    The Works Progress Administration (WPA) conducted improvement work at the historic armory building in Malden, Mass. WPA project details: “Improve, remodel, and alter Armory building” Official Project Number: 665‐14‐2‐103X Total project cost: $28,557.00 Sponsor: State Quartermaster, Massachusetts National Guard

    Fellsmere Pond Overlook – Malden MA

    Date added: February 12, 2018; Modified: February 12, 2018

    The W.P.A. worked at Fellsmere Park in Malden, MA. Efforts included the development of an overlook of Fellsmere Pond.

    Waitt’s Mountain Park – Malden MA

    Date added: October 14, 2014; Modified: January 16, 2018

    “In the 1930’s the Works Progress Administration (WPA) undertook a series of improvements including the construction of the loop road around the summit [of Waitt’s Mount].” A 1937 WPA Bulletin reported: In 1934 Waitt’s Mount in Maiden looked like a… read more

    Tennis Courts – Malden MA

    Date added: February 19, 2017

    Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) labor constructed more than two dozen tennis courts in Malden, Mass. WPA Bulletin: Your observer always believed that rock salt was something used in hand-turned ice cream freezers or on street car tracks on icy days…. read more