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    Troy New York Post Office

    Post Office – Troy NY

    Date added: November 7, 2012; Modified: April 11, 2017

    The historic post office building in Tonawanda, New York was constructed with federal Treasury Department funds in 1936-8. The building, which houses New Deal artwork, is still in use today.

    Reservoir – Troy NY

    Date added: November 23, 2015

    The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) constructed a reservoir for the City of Troy in New York during the Great Depression. More information is needed to determine the current status and location of the reservoir.  

    Spring Avenue Parkland – Troy NY

    Date added: December 20, 2014; Modified: December 20, 2014

    The federal Civil Works Administration (CWA) worked to construct and improve public park lands along Spring Avenue in southeast Troy, New York, during the Great Depression. The Troy Times wrote: “Work was started today on the CWA project for the… read more

    "Legends of the Hudson"

    Post Office Murals – Troy NY

    Date added: November 7, 2012; Modified: November 7, 2012

    The post office contains two Section of Fine Arts murals painted by Waldo Peirce in 1939. The murals are entitled “Rip Van Winkle” and “Legends of the Hudson.”