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Grade School (demolished) Improvements – Boone NC

Date added: June 22, 2022

A grade school facility for Boone, NC at the corner of what was then the intersection of Locust Street and College Street was improved by the efforts of the Civil Works Administration (CWA) and Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA). The… read more

Appalachian State University: D.D. Dougherty Hall – Boone NC

Date added: June 22, 2022

The Dauphin Disco Dougherty Memorial Library, now known as D.D. Dougherty Hall, was constructed by the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) at what was then known as Appalachian State Teachers College in Boone, North Carolina. The building was completed in… read more

Appalachian State University Development – Boone NC

Date added: June 22, 2022

Appalachian State University, then known as Appalachian State Teachers College (A.S.T.C), was substantially improved and developed as part of infrastructure and building construction projects on the institution’s campus. Numerous New Deal organizations, including the Civil Works Administration (CWA), Federal Emergency… read more

Cemetery Beautification – Boone NC

Date added: June 22, 2022

The Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) conducted a cemetery beautification project in Boone, NC. It is unclear which cemetery was improved as part of this project.

Horney Heights Swimming Pool

Malvern Hills Pool – Asheville NC

Date added: June 22, 2022

Now known as the Malvern Hills Pool, the Civil Works Administration (CWA) and Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) supplied labor for the construction / improvement of what was called the Horney Heights Swimming Pool, named for a development of the… read more

Recreation Park Skating Rink, Asheville, NC

Recreation Park Facilities – Asheville NC

Date added: June 22, 2022

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) and Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) provided labor for the construction of multiple facilities at Recreation Park in Asheville, NC. The CWA constructed a barracks at the park, as well as developing a skating rink…. read more

Station 5 (former) Improvements – Asheville NC

Date added: June 22, 2022

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) and Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) provided labor for the renovation of Asheville’s old Station 5 firehouse, in Biltmore Village. The building, which served as a fire station until 1975, is now privately owned. “Under… read more

Rhododendron Gardens Park, Asheville, NC

Rhododendron Gardens Park – Asheville NC

Date added: June 22, 2022

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) and Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) supplied labor for the development of a “Rhododendron Gardens Park” in Asheville, North Carolina. The project cost was $4,089.29, all footed by the federal government. The location and status… read more

Biltmore Avenue Widening, Asheville, NC

Biltmore Avenue Widening – Asheville NC

Date added: June 22, 2022

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) and Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) supplied labor for the widening of Merrimon Avenue in Asheville, North Carolina. The cost of the project was $32,351.40, which was mostly borne by the federal government. “In Asheville,… read more

Broadway Street Widening, Asheville, NC

Broadway Street Widening and Paving- Asheville NC

Date added: June 22, 2022

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) and Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) supplied labor for the widening of Broadway Street in Asheville, North Carolina. The cost of the project was $26,209.30, which was mostly borne by the federal government. Furthermore, the… read more