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Santa Barbara Bowl – Santa Barbara CA

Date added: July 2, 2008

The Bowl was built in 1936 and was originally intended to serve as an annual performance venue for Fiesta, and now serves as a general performing arts venue for Santa Barbara.

City Hall – Mill Valley CA

Date added: June 29, 2008

The Public Works Administration (PWA) provided matching funds for the construction of a new City Hall for Mill Valley in 1935-36. The city had already decided to replace an older city hall built on the same site in 1908 and… read more

Post Office – Redding CA

Date added: June 29, 2008

The historic downtown post office building in Redding, California was constructed by the federal Treasury Department in 1936. It is still in use today. The elegant Moderne design with fluted “columns” is by Albert Roller, and it features a graceful… read more

SDSU Classroom buildings – San Diego CA

Date added: June 26, 2008

The WPA built three classrooms, a lecture hall, basement, and an arcade (which provided a covered walk between the administration building and the science buildings). This classroom addition forms a quadrangle, and is part of the original design for SDSU…. read more

SDSU Ground Improvements – San Diego CA

Date added: June 26, 2008

The WPA built a sewage disposal system, drainage facilities, roadways, walls, walkways, and gutters, and completed grading, landscaping, excavation for the college.

San Diego Adobe Chapel Restoration – San Diego CA

Date added: June 26, 2008

This chapel was originally a house, built in 1850, and converted into a chapel in 1858. In 1937, San Diego's streets were realigned and the chapel was bulldozed. The WPA rebuilt the chapel that same year on an adjacent site,… read more

Sonoma County Road and Bridge Project – Sonoma CA

Date added: June 25, 2008

This county-wide road and bridge project included 12 sub projects, such as: improvements to 73 miles of county roads, construction of 18 bridges, installation of 200 concrete and corrugated metal culverts.

Annapolis Road – Sonoma County CA

Date added: June 25, 2008

The WPA graded and widened a portion of this mountainous road along the canyon of the Gualala River. They also constructed a major bridge at Clarks Crossing, improved a recreational and farm-to-market road in nearby valley and coastal districts. Employed… read more

Geysers Road – Sonoma CA

Date added: June 25, 2008

The WPA opened up a scenic tourist and health resort area to northeastern Sonoma County by widening and realigning 24 miles of the narrow Geysers road leading east from Cloverdale. This also helped grazing and mining interests in the area…. read more

Santa Rosa Junior College Improvements – Santa Rosa CA

Date added: June 25, 2008

A PWA grant and bonds made possible a group of buildings at Santa Rosa Junior College, including an administration unit, large assembly hall and library. These plans were drawn up by C.A. Calkins, and the building materials were steel, concrete,… read more