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Howard County Courthouse – Kokomo IN

Date added: July 13, 2016

According to the National Register of Historic Places, the Howard County Courthouse was built with $29,000 in funding assistance from the Works Progress Administration between 1936 and 1937.

Bryan Hall (I.U.) – Bloomington IN

Date added: October 26, 2015

The William Lowe Bryan Administration Building at Indiana University was originally completed in 1936 with PWA funding. At the time it was simply named the Administration Building. It was renamed in 1957 after William Lowe Bryan. It is located at… read more

Woodburn Hall (I.U.) – Bloomington IN

Date added: October 25, 2015

Woodburn Hall was the first home of IU’s School of Business (now the Kelley School of Business, located in Hodge Hall). Woodburn now houses the African Studies and Political Science departments. It  also contains two murals by Thomas Hart Benton.

Indiana University Auditorium – Bloomington IN

Date added: October 25, 2015

In the 1930s through the early 1940s, Indiana University’s Bloomington campus was expanded through New Deal funding. The construction of the IU Auditorium (formerly the Hall of Music) began in 1938 with PWA funding. The Auditorium is built with Southern… read more

5th Ave Bridge (demolished) – Evansville IN

Date added: September 8, 2015

Constructed with Public Works Administration (PWA) funds in 1936, the 5th Avenue Bridge spanned Pigeon Creek, south of Diamond Ave, though it is no longer extant. It was a modified parker truss bridge, polygonal top chords, lacks cross diagonals in… read more

Thorton Park Entrance – Bedford IN

Date added: September 7, 2015

1937 Public Works Administration (PWA) Clubhouse, limestone (smooth) lbock const, flat 1/1 DHS windows, flat door, open entrance porch w/carved boy/girl matching columns, gable.  Some part of orginal WPA stone wall visible along Q St. 1st known as Malott’s Woods or… read more

Oolitic High School – Oolitic IN

Date added: September 2, 2015

Gym, Public Works Administration (PWA) 1936-1937, classical revival, 1 story cut limestone w/concrete frieze w flowers and panels (i.e. the World Globe) flat roof, repl 3 part alum/glass windows, repl a vm/glass doors. Fine interpretation of the style and also significant… read more

Dunn Memorial Hospital – Bedford IN

Date added: September 2, 2015

Flat horizontal 2/2 windows, flat alum glass doors, glass block. Birthplace of Edward Rector. Good example of the arch type, has remained virtually unaltered, unusual for a hospital. It was constructed in 1939 by the Public Works Administration (PWA).

Kimmell Park – Vincennes IN

Date added: September 2, 2015

Constructed by the Public Works Administration (PWA) in 1938. Four large stone rings and elaborate stone entrance for walk in entry only; picnic area, playground and boat ramp. Memorial to Civil War Veterans. Concrete wall high on east side of… read more

Harrison Township High School – Monroe City IN

Date added: September 2, 2015

Large windows, glass block over modern 2 pane windows, central entry replaced with glass. 1936 addition included large 1/1 windows with flat arch brick lintels and limestone sills. Gym & north wing were Public Works Administration (PWA) construction from 1936.

Lockefield Gardens – Indianapolis IN

Date added: April 15, 2014

The $3.2 million Lockefield Gardens, a public housing project, was funded by the PWA. The project was completed in 1938. “Due to Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal, the Public Works Administration started funding fifty low-cost public housing projects in twenty… read more