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City Hall – Winona MN

Date added: May 24, 2022

Winona’s historic city hall was constructed during the Great Depression as a Public Works Administration (PWA) New Deal project. Sometimes mis-attributed to the Works Progress Administration (WPA), this three-story brick and Winona stone structure was constructed in 1938-9. The PWA… read more

Clark Field – Saint Cloud MN

Date added: May 18, 2022

Clark field is an athletic field built in St. Cloud by the Work Projects Administration (WPA) and the National Youth Administration (NYA), set up for Technical High School by the principal at the time, Elizabeth Clark. When the field was… read more

Clearwater County Courthouse – Bagley MN

Date added: May 17, 2022

The historic Clearwater County Courthouse was constructed in 1937-8 with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA provided a grant of $29,250 for the project, whose total cost was $90,358. Foss and Company of Fargo, N.D…. read more

SKP South Kawishiwi Pavilion 

South Kawishiwi River Campground – Ely MN

Date added: May 12, 2022

This campground offers a variety of opportunities for campers including fishing, hiking, mountain biking, canoeing, boating, and bird watching. Sites sit well above the river. The historic log pavilion was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1933 and is… read more

Holman Field Administration Building, streetside view (north facade)

Holman Field Administration Building – St. Paul MN

Date added: April 25, 2022

The Holman Field Administration Building at St. Paul Downtown Airport in St. Paul, Minnesota was constructed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA). National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: “The Holman Field Administration Building is significant under criterion C as… read more

Dodd Avenue Sidewalk – West St. Paul MN

Date added: April 25, 2022

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) conducted numerous sidewalk, curb, road, and other infrastructure projects in West St. Paul, Minnesota. Among the evidence for such projects: On Dodd near Hedge Street there’s [a sidewalk] slab with a 1941 stamp. A map… read more

Gorman Avenue Sidewalks – West St. Paul MN

Date added: April 25, 2022

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) conducted numerous sidewalk, curb, road, and other infrastructure projects in West St. Paul, Minnesota. Among the evidence for such projects: On Gorman there’s a sidewalk slab with a 1941 WPA stamp. A map as part… read more

Stryker Avenue Sidewalks – West St. Paul MN

Date added: April 25, 2022

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) conducted numerous sidewalk, curb, road, and other infrastructure projects in West St. Paul, Minnesota. Among the evidence for such projects: A two block stretch of Stryker Avenue has a total of seven WPA stamps from… read more

Blue Mounds State Park Latrines built by the Works Progress Administration, ca. 1990

Blue Mounds State Park Improvements – Luverne MN

Date added: March 19, 2022

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) pursued a number of improvements at Blue Mounds State Park in Minnesota in 1938. Initial improvement plans called for the “construction of a bathhouse, facilities for picnicking and camping and general recreation.” In what was… read more

Rockville Elementary School – Rockville MN

Date added: December 30, 2021

The Rockville school was a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project in Rockville, Minnesota. In late 1934, the town of Rockville realized they needed a bigger school for the children in their town: too many children attended the existing school, and the… read more

Shelly School - Today the Red River History Museum in Shelly MN

Shelly School (Former) – Shelly MN

Date added: November 27, 2021

The Works Progress Administration built the Shelly School in Shelly MN in 1938. According to Docomomo, the structure is a “[h]andsome schoolhouse built in Art Deco style with Streamline Moderne elements such as rounded corners and ample glass block. Build… read more

Old Norcross Public School

Norcross Public School (former) – Norcross MN

Date added: November 19, 2021

The former Norcross Public School at 17568 Norton Ave S opened as a public school in 1938, operated until c. 1970s. As of 2021 being marketed as a residential project, but needs a total restoration. According to Docomomo, the structure… read more