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Phoebus Post Office – Hampton VA

Date added: February 12, 2012

This New Deal post office was built by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1938. It is also the site of William Caffee’s 1941 mural, “Chesapeake Fisherman.” Researcher Frank da Cruz notes that the post office’s Colonial Revival design is… read more

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – Richmond VA

Date added: February 12, 2012

The historic Virginia Museum of Fine Arts building was constructed as a federal Public Works Administration (PWA) project during the mid-1930s: PWA Docket No. 3551. Short and Stanley-Brown: “Before the erection of this art museum, the city of Richmond had… read more

Ocean View School

Ocean View Elementary School – Norfolk VA

Date added: February 12, 2012

"The original application for a grant from the P.W.A. of $45,900 contemplated an annex to the existing school at an estimated cost of $102,000. Investigation disclosed that the old building was a fire hazard, so the city demolished it and… read more