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    Middle School – Morgan UT

    Date added: August 27, 2016; Modified: February 6, 2017

    The Morgan Middle School contains a building that was formerly named the Morgan High School Mechanical Arts Building.  A new high school was built one block east of this site, but the Morgan Middle School still uses the building. The… read more

    Waterworks – Heber City UT

    Date added: February 4, 2017; Modified: February 4, 2017

    The PWA funded the construction of these buildings for the Heber City waterworks, contracted by E.K. Ferguson & Sons of nearby Spanish Fork. It is unclear if the buildings survive, but they cannot be discerned from satellite imagery. Based on… read more

    Pump House – Syracuse UT

    Date added: February 4, 2017

    The PWA funded the construction of a pump house for the Syracuse water system. It is unclear whether the structure remains, but a 2014 City Council work session lists a tour of the Jensen Park Pump House on its agenda…. read more

    Lewiston Community Building – Lewiston UT

    Date added: September 11, 2014; Modified: January 29, 2017

    The federal Public Works Administration (PWA) approved the provision of funds for the construction of a town hall in Lewiston, Utah in 1934. The building, now the Lewiston Community Building, was constructed between Nov. 1934 and Aug. 1935. The PWA… read more

    University of Utah – Salt Lake City UT

    Date added: November 27, 2016; Modified: January 22, 2017

    Multiple building construction projects were undertaken at the University of Utah during the Great Depression. The old library (now Crocker Science Center) and Einar Nielsen Fieldhouse are both Public Works Administration (PWA) projects that are still in use. Carlson Hall,… read more

    School District Administration Building – Jordan UT

    Date added: November 27, 2016; Modified: January 10, 2017

    “The Jordan School District Administration Building was built in 1935 as a Public Works Administration (PWA) project. It was part of a $75,000 PWA project that also included rebuilding the fire-razed Highland Boy Elementary School at Bingham which included an… read more

    Valley School – Orderville UT

    Date added: December 19, 2016; Modified: December 19, 2016

    The PWA built this school in Orderville in 1935-36. It is not entirely clear from satellite and street views how much of the original structure remains, as the site has been expanded over the years. From the National Register of… read more

    City Hall – Salina UT

    Date added: December 12, 2016; Modified: December 18, 2016

    The WPA helped build this municipal building for the town of Salina. From A History of Sevier County: “A municipal building was constructed in Salina in 1936-37 with the assistance of the WPA, which paid 50 percent of the building’s cost.”

    Community House – Flowell UT

    Date added: November 27, 2016; Modified: December 18, 2016

    Flowell, Utah’s historic community house was constructed as part of a New Deal project undertaken by the Works Progress Administration (WPA). The exact location and present status of the community house are presently unknown to Living New Deal. “30 Families… read more

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    Bryce Canyon Airport Hangar – Bryce Canyon UT

    Date added: July 27, 2012; Modified: December 18, 2016

    “The Garfield County Airport Hangar is significant as an unusual example of a log hangar. The hangar was built of local ponderosa pine by the Works Progress Administration in 1936. The hangar’s gabled roof is supported sawn wood trusses spanning… read more

    Salt Lake City International Airport – Salt Lake City UT

    Date added: December 11, 2016; Modified: December 18, 2016

    WPA crews contributed to expanding Salt Lake City Municipal Airport, now Salt Lake City International. From the Salt Lake City International Airport history site: “At a cost of $52,000, Salt Lake City built an airport administration building that housed a passenger… read more

    Hill Air Force Base – Ogden UT

    Date added: November 30, 2016; Modified: December 18, 2016

    “Hill Air Force Base (HAFB), originally known as Hill Field, was the site for the Ogden Air Depot, whose name underwent several changes until it became the Ogden Air Materiel Area. The depot’s original mission was to repair and maintain… read more