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William A. Wirt School – Gary IN

Date added: June 27, 2018

The Public Works Administration funded the construction of a public school in Gary in 1939. The structure was altered with an addition in the 1960s.

United States Penitentiary – Terre Haute IN

Date added: April 9, 2018

United States Penitentiary Terre Haute was built between 1938 and 1940. The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce raised $50,000 to buy the land. The Public Works Administration largely funded the $3,000,000 cost for the facility. It took 125,000 person-days to… read more

Post Office – Attica IN

Date added: November 3, 2017

The historic post office in Attica, Indiana was constructed in 1935 with federal Treasury Department funds. The building, which houses an example of New Deal artwork, is still in service.

Post Office – Fowler IN

Date added: November 3, 2017

The historic post office in Fowler, Indiana was constructed in 1939-40 with Treasury Department funds. The building, which houses an example of New Deal artwork, is still in service.

Post Office Sculpture – Fowler IN

Date added: November 3, 2017

Nat Warner completed the cast stone sculpture, “Rest During Prairie Plowing,” in 1940. The work was commissioned by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. It is created for, and is still viewable in, the lobby of the Fowler post office.

Post Office – Delphi IN

Date added: November 3, 2017

The historic post office building in Delphi, Indiana was constructed in 1936 with federal Treasury Department funds. The building is still in service.

Birch Bayh Federal Building Friezes – Indianapolis IN

Date added: November 3, 2017

The Birch Bayh Federal Building annex (the rear portion of the building, toward E. New York St.) features two vehicular entrances—one at the northeast and one at the northwest corner of the building. They are capped by identical limestone friezes, titled “Distribution… read more

Windsor Halls – West Lafayette IN

Date added: September 15, 2017

Construction of two of the Windsor Halls: Wood Hall and Shealy Hall, was enabled by Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds in the form of a $247,500 grant. The total project cost was $604,813. PWA Docket No. IN [W]1368.

Memorial Union Addition – West Lafayette IN

Date added: September 15, 2017

Construction of an addition to the Purdue Memorial Union was enabled by Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds in the form of a $56,200 grant. The total project cost was $163,272. Construction occurred between Dec. 1935 and Sept. 1936. PWA Docket No. IN… read more

Hovde Hall of Administration – West Lafayette IN

Date added: September 15, 2017

Construction of the Hovde Hall of Administration was enabled by Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds in the form of a $151,875 grant. The total project cost was $372,577. Construction occurred between Dec. 1935 and Jan. 1937. PWA Docket No. IN [W]1001

Purdue University – West Lafayette IN

Date added: September 15, 2017

Multiple New Deal agencies: the Public Works Administration (P.W.A.), Federal Emergency Relief Administration (F.E.R.A.), Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.), and National Youth Administration (N.Y.A.) left an indelible imprint on Purdue University with many notable construction and improvement projects. Robert Topping: [Purdue University… read more

Lambert Fieldhouse – West Lafayette IN

Date added: September 15, 2017

Construction of Lambert Fieldhouse was enabled by Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds in the form of a $293,000 grant. The total project cost was $712,164. Construction occurred between Dec. 1936 and Nov. 1937. PWA Docket No. IN [W]1018