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Clark Kerr Campus Organ Screen – Berkeley CA

Date added: February 11, 2008

This organ screen was originally built for the California School for the Blind. It is a wood carving with gold leaf and polychrome. It remains in the same location, but the building has since become part of the UC Berkeley… read more

Noe Valley Tennis Courts – San Francisco CA

Date added: January 16, 2008

Constructed playground, 3 tennis courts and convenience station and built retaining walls to hold the ground in place because of steep slope. Fenced the entire area. This was an unsightly lot.–Healy, p. 63.

San Francisco Welfare Building – San Francisco CA

Date added: January 16, 2008

Demolished old school building.–Healy, p. 69 Office Building for the Department of Public Welfare of the City and County of San Francisco. Construct two-story and basement reinforced concrete and frame building complete. Build pool concrete walks, and landscape Court Area…. read more

Testing Laboratory – Los Angeles CA

Date added: August 8, 2007

‘This building is one unit of the docket covering general harbor development and improvement at Los Angeles. It has an area of 4,800 square feet and houses a 300,000-pound capacity Southwark Emery universal testing machine, as well as complete physics… read more

Sewage Treatment Plant – Rahway NJ

Date added: July 26, 2007

‘The sewage treatment plant… cares for the sewage from the south district of the settlement, and the process consists of primary sedimentation, aeration, secondary sedimentation, and chlorination. The project included also a main intercepting sewer. The character of the concrete… read more

Cow Palace – Daly City CA

Date added: September 28, 2006

Daly City’s historic Cow Palace—or, more formally, the Livestock Exhibition Building—was constructed with federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. “This structure is only one of a large group of proposed buildings. The larger illustration shows the interior arena with it… read more

Pier Sheds – San Francisco CA

Date added: September 26, 2006

‘This project at the port of San Francisco includes two passenger piers, each 161 by 840 feet, with railroad tracks on each side connecting the piers with the railway yards, a transit shed on each pier, and a connecting wharf… read more

Marine Hospital Grounds – San Francisco CA

Date added: September 16, 2006

The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) worked to develop the grounds at San Francisco’s Marine Hospital. Work summary: Widen the lawn around Building No. 9 to a 20 foot width, with a 2 to 1 slope. Excavate for and construct… read more

Marine Hospital Tennis Courts – San Francisco CA

Date added: September 16, 2006

The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) constructed tennis courts at San Francisco’s Marine Hospital. Work involved: Grading and construction of double tennis courts, including certain planting and shrubbery around same after construction, and in area adjacent to same. This is… read more

Merrie Way Esplanade – San Francisco CA

Date added: September 11, 2006

The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) developed San Francisco’s Merrie Way Esplanade during the Great Depression. Work: Consisted of clearing and grubbing a half acre tract, 1,500 cubic yards and surfacing with 350 cubic yards of rock and bitumuls wearing… read more

St. Joseph’s Avenue – San Francisco CA

Date added: September 11, 2006

The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) developed San Francisco’s St. Joseph’s Avenue during the Great Depression. Consisted of grading from Turk to Geary Street involving 4,600 cubic yards of earth and rock excavation and removal of 3,000 cubic yards of… read more

Duncan Street – San Francisco CA

Date added: September 11, 2006

The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) improved and paved Duncan Street during the Great Depression. Work consisted of 8,000 cubic yards earth and rock excavation and placing 1,000 cubic yards of red rock for surfacing from Hoffman to Kenyon Avenues…. read more