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Leo Petroglyphs and Nature Preserve - Leo OH. Stonework base of shelter.

Leo Petroglyphs and Nature Preserve – Leo OH

Date added: January 22, 2023

The park features a Works Progress Administration (WPA) shelter protecting sandstone petroglyphs. The petroglyphs are thought to have been created by the Fort Ancient people. The WPA completed other work at the site.

West Stands, Tiger Stadium, 1942 Massillon-McKinley Game

Paul Brown Tiger Stadium – Massillon OH

Date added: November 25, 2022

Football stadium constructed 1938-1939 by the Public Works Administration and the Works Progress Administration for $246,000. Currently home of the Massillon Washington High School football team.

Harmon Field under construction

Harmon Field – Greenville OH

Date added: November 21, 2022

The Works Progress Administration built an athletic stadium and swimming pool in 1937 in Greenville OH. The Athletic field has recently undergone renovations and is still in use by the Greenville High School in Greenville, Ohio. In 2017, the original… read more

Warder Nursery Improvements – Cincinnati OH

Date added: June 10, 2022

In 1938, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) constructed a barn at Warder Nursery in Cincinnati OH. The project was one of several undertaken by the WPA in the city. “Three WPA projects for park improvements at Cincinnati, Ohio, have been… read more

Glendale Steps 2

Glendale Steps – Akron OH

Date added: June 6, 2022

The Works Progress Administration built the Glendale Steps in Akron, OH. Originally constructed to link the Walnut Street neighbourhood at the top of a 200′ bluff near downtown Akron to Glendale Park at the base of the bluff. The site… read more

Main St. Walks Steps

Main Street Steps – Cincinnati OH

Date added: May 30, 2022

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built the Main Street Steps in Cincinnati OH. Access up and down Mt. Auburn. Excerpt from Cincinnati Magazine: “These are Cincinnati’s first concrete steps, poured as a WPA project in the 1940s, and longest, at… read more

Easterly Wastewater Treatment Plant – Cleveland OH

Date added: January 26, 2022

The Public Works Administration financed the construction of the facility with an $8,990,000 grant. Easterly Wastewater Treatment Plant is one of three wastewater and sewerage treatment facilities in the Cleveland area. According to a 2015 Pittsburg Post and Gazette article,… read more

Fremont Armory

Fremont Armory – Fremont OH

Date added: January 22, 2022

The Works Progress Administration built the Fremont Armory in Fremont OH in 1936. Originally a National Guard Armory. Presently (January 2022) Armory Vintage Market.

Pedestrian Bridge – Stoutsville OH

Date added: January 15, 2022

This is a suspension-type bridge with steel cables by 1936 by the Works Progress Administration (WPA). A restoration was completed in 2017 and was reopened for foot traffic. It is the only WPA project remaining in Fairfield County.