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    New London Municipal Docks – New London CT

    Date added: September 14, 2019; Modified: September 28, 2019

    The Works Progress Administration built the New London Municipal Docks in New London CT. The exact location and condition of this facility are unknown to the Living New Deal.

    Fort Trumbull (former) Improvements – New London CT

    Date added: December 22, 2017

    The Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) conducted the following work at what was then Fort Trumbull: “Improve buildings, grounds, and facilities” Official Project Number: 112‐3‐15‐4 Total project cost: $15,666.00 Sponsor: Treasury Department, U.S. Coast Guard, Fort Trumbull Training Station “Paint interior… read more

    Armory (demolished) Improvements – New London CT

    Date added: December 22, 2017; Modified: December 22, 2017

    W.P.A. improvements to the former Armory building (which Living New Deal believes to be on Washington Ave., and since demolished) in New London, CT included the following projects: Construct armory and drill shed Official Project Number: 165‐1‐15‐145 Total project cost: $219,898.00 Sponsor:… read more

    Fire Station – New London CT

    Date added: August 25, 2016; Modified: April 12, 2017

    New London received a new fire station in 1939. It replaced a facility damaged during a hurricane the previous year. The Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) supplied a $13,752 grant for the project, whose total cost was $30,792. Construction occurred between… read more

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    Post Office Mural – New London CT

    Date added: October 14, 2012; Modified: August 23, 2016

    The historic New London post office houses magnificent examples of New Deal artwork. Tom La Farge painted a six-panel mural for the lobby of the New London post office. Sources suggest that the work was initially commissioned by the Public… read more