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Municipal Building – Greenwich OH

Date added: February 29, 2020

Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the construction of the Municipal Building in Greenwich OH. This building has housed village government offices since its completion. The architect of record was Granville E. Scott.The contractor was Roth Bros.

AMHA: Judy Zemnick Sculptures – Akron OH

Date added: August 6, 2018

New Deal Daily, July 3, 2018: “While in the WPA, Zemnick created several sculptures highlighting the transportation history of Ohio. The pieces were created ca. 1935-1939. They are now incorporated into a multi-panel history display at the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA).”… read more

Market Street Fields Bleachers – Troy OH

Date added: July 27, 2018

According to the Troy Daily News, the Works Progress Administration constructed concrete bleachers for football seating at Troy’s athletic park.

Indian Creek Treatment Plant – Cincinnati OH

Date added: June 26, 2018

Several New Deal programs involved the development of sewer and water systems across the United States. The Cincinnati Indian Creek Water Waste Treatment Plant is one such example of New Deal-funded infrastructure upgrade. It was completed by the Works Progress… read more

Laurel Homes Historic District – Cincinnati OH

Date added: June 26, 2018

The Laurel Homes Historic District is an example of a project completed from the Federal Housing Act. They were built in 1933 and were one of the first examples of  integrated housing in the United States. They were the second largest… read more

Public Auditorium Improvements – Cleveland OH

Date added: April 2, 2018

600 Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers undertook a $300,000 reconditioning project for the Public Auditorium in Cleveland, Ohio, in advance of the 1936 Republican National Convention. The WPA was concerned with “permanent improvements” to the facility.

Rushsylvania School #3 (demolished) – Rushsylvania OH

Date added: April 1, 2018

Rushsylvania School #3 (a.k.a. Buckeye Local High School, and Benjamin Logan Junior High School #1) in Rushsylvania, Ohio was constructed in 1935-6 as a New Deal project, with funds from the Public Works Administration (PWA). The PWA provided a $34,022 grant for… read more

Birmingham School #2 (demolished) Addition – Birmingham OH

Date added: April 1, 2018

Birmingham School #2 in Birmingham, Ohio received an auditorium/gymnasium addition in 1936 as a New Deal project, with funds from the Public Works Administration (PWA). The PWA provided a $11,371 grant for the project, whose total cost was $25,667. The building was… read more

Wakeman School #2 (demolished) – Wakeman OH

Date added: April 1, 2018

Wakeman School #2 (Western Reserve High School #1) in Wakeman, Ohio was constructed in 1937 as a New Deal project, with funds from the Public Works Administration (PWA). The PWA provided a $45,000 grant for the project, whose total cost was $100,100…. read more

Fairfield Township School #2 Addition – North Fairfield OH

Date added: April 1, 2018

Fairfield Township School #2 in North Fairfield, Ohio received an addition completed in 1937 as a New Deal project, with funds from the Public Works Administration (PWA). The PWA provided a $27,111 grant for the project, whose total cost was $72,219. PWA… read more

Monroeville School #2 – Monroeville OH

Date added: April 1, 2018

Monroeville School #2 was constructed in 1935-6 as a New Deal project, with funds from the Public Works Administration (PWA). The PWA provided an $87,500 loan and a $36,845 grant for the project, whose total cost was $136,499. The facility, which has… read more

Lyme Township School #2 (abandoned) – Lyme Township OH

Date added: April 1, 2018

Lyme Township School #2 was constructed in 1937 as a New Deal project, with funds from the Public Works Administration (PWA). The PWA provided a $26,182 grant for the project, whose total cost was $63,028. The building is presently vacant. PWA Docket No…. read more

Morgan Township School (demolished) – Okeana OH

Date added: April 1, 2018

The Morgan Township school building in Okeana, Ohio received an addition/improvements in 1936 as a New Deal project, with funds from the Public Works Administration (PWA). The building is no longer extant. PWA Docket No. OH [W]1218