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Delanco School Repairs (demolished) – Delanco NJ

Date added: December 14, 2019

The Works Progress Administration completed repairs at the Delanco school in Delanco NJ. “Just when things looked as if they might be getting better, they found in 1937 that the walls in the· auditorium were faulty and unsafe. They were… read more

Ramsey High School – Ramsey NJ

Date added: October 15, 2018

The monumental Ramsey High School was constructed with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA provided a $270,000 grant for the project, whose total cost was $600,106. Construction occurred between Jan. 1936 and Apr. 1937. PWA… read more

Municipal Building – Saddle River NJ

Date added: October 15, 2018

Saddle River’s Municipal Building / Borough Hall was constructed with the assistance of Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA provided a $26,181 grant for the project, whose total cost was $59,256. Construction occurred between Jan. and Dec. 1937. PWA… read more

Municipal Airport – Ocean City NJ

Date added: April 3, 2018

Ocean City Municipal Airport in New Jersey was constructed as a New Deal project, with the aid of Civil Works Administration (CWA) labor, in 1934. The facility officially opened in 1935, and it is still in service.

Bloomfield High School Grandstands – Bloomfield NJ

Date added: April 3, 2018

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) constructed “concrete stands” at Bloomington High School in New Jersey, 1934. The location and status of the project is presently unknown to Living New Deal.

War Memorial – West New York NJ

Date added: April 2, 2018

West New York’s War Memorial was constructed as a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project in 1937. The New York Times wrote: “A triangular monument, with thirteen steps on each side representing the twenty-six residents of this place who lost their… read more

Roosevelt Stadium (demolished) – Jersey City NJ

Date added: April 2, 2018

“Roosevelt Stadium was a baseball park at Droyer’s Point in Jersey City, New Jersey…It was home to the Jersey City Giants. Roosevelt Stadium was finally built in 1937, as a Works Progress Administration project on the grounds of what was… read more

Hackensack Meadowlands – Carlstadt NJ

Date added: March 27, 2018

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) developed what is now the Hackensack Meadowlands Conservation and Wildlife Area in Carlstadt, New Jersey. NYTimes: “The Federal Government is cooperating in the important mosquito extermination program in the Hackensack meadows where a grant of $93,000… read more

Athletic Field – Garfield NJ

Date added: March 27, 2018

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) constructed an athletic field in Garfield, N.J. The exact location of the facility is unknown to Living New Deal.

Bergen Pines (former) Improvements – Paramus NJ

Date added: March 27, 2018

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) provided labor for the improvement of Bergen Pines, the Bergen County Hospital, in Paramus, N.J. The CWA converted swampland into a “fifteen-acre recreation haven” for the grounds.

School – Ringoes NJ

Date added: March 27, 2018

The Public Works Administration (PWA) provided a $34,740 grant for construction of a new school building in Ringoes, New Jersey. Completed in 1939, the total cost of the project, which still operates as part of a larger educational campus for East Amwell… read more

Library (demolished) – Linden NJ

Date added: March 27, 2018

The Public Works Administration (PWA) provided a grant for construction of the the former library in Linden, New Jersey. The building was completed in 1939, and was demolished in 2010 to make way for the “modern facility behind it on the same East Henry… read more