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Temescal Regional Recreation Area: Improvements – Oakland CA

Date added: August 11, 2008

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) improved Lake Temescal Park, now known as Temescal Regional Recreation Area, one of the original units of the East Bay Regional Parks District (EBRPD). When the EBRPD was created in 1934, the Civilian Conservation Corps… read more

Oswald Road Bridge – Yuba City CA

Date added: August 6, 2008

–From photo verso– Number People Benefited: 2500 Appraisal of Community Value: Improvement of the Farm to Market Roads –This bridge will give to the farmers living in the Sutter Basin District a direct route to the Markets in Yuba CIty… read more

Roosevelt Pool – Susanville CA

Date added: August 3, 2008

The Roosevelt pool in Susanville was built by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1939.   It began as a community pool – a project long sought by the people of Susanville – and then was attached to Roosevelt School… read more

Shasta Dam – Shasta Lake CA

Date added: August 3, 2008

Shasta Dam is the keystone of the Central Valley Project, a complex of several dams, reservoirs and canals across Northern California.  It is a high-arch concrete dam over 600 feet high and almost 3,500 feet wide at the top, situated… read more

Dorsey High School – Los Angeles CA

Date added: August 3, 2008

The main building and auditorium of this modernistic earthquake-proof school was constructed by the PWA. From Southwest Builder and Contractor, October 8, 1937: “The streamlined appearance of Dorsey High was conceived by architects H. L. Gogerty and C. E. Noerenberg,… read more

Fresno County Hall of Records – Fresno CA

Date added: August 3, 2008

This building is now on the National Register of Historic Places. The PWA Deco Moderne building was built by Allied Architects, a “Great Depression-era consortium between architects W. D. Coates, Charles H. Franklin, H. Rafael Lake, Ernest J. Kump, Sr.,… read more

Main Post Office (former) – Fresno CA

Date added: August 3, 2008

Formerly Fresno’s Main Post Office and subsequently its Downtown Station post office, building presently houses the Fresno United School District Education Center. “The U.S. Post Office building housed the main post office branch, as well as Federal courtroom sand offices,… read more