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Palomares Middle School – Pomona CA

Date added: August 21, 2008

Construction of a one-story frame and stucco shop and classroom building, improving the roof of the main building, and general grading and ground improvements.

La Verne Heights School – La Verne CA

Date added: August 21, 2008

The WPA first demolished the original school, which had been condemned as a fire hazard. New buildings included a seven classroom frame and stucco building, with and auditorium and library, ground improvements, and the conversion of an older building into… read more

Hawthorne Elementary School – Beverly Hills CA

Date added: August 21, 2008

Damaged by the 1933 earthquake, the school had consisted of three buildings- one of them condemned- and two tents. The WPA razed the condemned building and rebuilt a new classroom building, of frame and stucco construction, and also regraded the… read more

Peter Burnett Elementary School – Long Beach CA

Date added: August 21, 2008

SERA demolished the old school (which had been ruined by the 1933 earthquake), and the WPA built a new one-story flat roof steel frame classroom, total area of 19,000 square feet. The building was divided into classrooms and equipped with… read more

Jane Addams Elementary School

Jane Addams Elementary School – Long Beach CA

Date added: August 19, 2008

The WPA demolished and reconstructed Long Beach’s Jane Addams Elementary School in the 1930s; Living New Deal believes this was done in response to damage from the 1933 earthquake.

Ellis Lake Park Improvements – Marysville CA

Date added: August 19, 2008

In 1939-40, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) made substantial improvements to Ellis Lake Park, which was originally designed by landscape architect John McLaren in 1924 on an old slough of the Yuba River.  It is not clear how much of… read more

Beach Elementary School – Piedmont CA

Date added: August 15, 2008

The original Beach School was built in 1913 but declared an earthquake hazard and torn down in 1934.  It was replaced in two phases: the main wing in 1936 and the rear classroom wing and auditorium in 1940 (PHS 2007)…. read more

North entrance sign, Temescal Regional Park - Oakland CA

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 (Raod District No.4 - Sutter County)

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