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    Town Hall – Stoneham MA

    Date added: August 25, 2016; Modified: May 9, 2022

    Stoneham’s historic town hall building was built with the assistance of the federal Public Works Administration (P.W.A.). The agency supplied a $75,951 grant for the town hall’s construction, whose total cost was $161,225. Construction occurred between Nov. 1938 and Oct…. read more

    North Metropolitan Relief Sewer – Stoneham MA

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

    The Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works (a.k.a. Public Works Administration, or PWA) sponsored construction of the North Metropolitan Relief Sewer: section 1115B included work in Stoneham. Contractor: C. & R. Construction Company.

    Middlesex Fells Reservation Development – Medford MA

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

    The Middlesex Fells Reservation spans multiple towns north of Boston. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), Civil Works Administration (CWA), and Works Progress Administration (WPA) were each active in developing the area. Massachusetts Metropolitan District Commission annual reports detail the work… read more

    Post Office – Stoneham MA

    Date added: April 20, 2014; Modified: April 11, 2017

    The Stoneham, Massachusetts branch post office was constructed with federal funds. The building, which opened for business in 1940, is still in use today.

    Post Office Relief – Stoneham MA

    Date added: January 6, 2015; Modified: January 6, 2015

    The Terra Cotta relief entitled “Shoemakers of Stoneham” was carved by William Zorach as a part of the New Deal Section of Fine Arts program funded by the Treasury Department. “[The relief] depicts three men diligently working away constructing shoes…. read more

    North School – Stoneham MA

    Date added: January 6, 2015; Modified: January 6, 2015

    The North School of Stoneham, Massachusetts was built in 1939 as an elementary school with the assistance of funds provided by the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works. It has been adaptively reused as eleven condominiums.