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Town Hall – Thorntown IN

Date added: September 15, 2017

“Thorntown acquired a new town hall, built with labor provided by the FERA.” The cornerstone was laid July 20, 1935. The building is still in use.

Purdue University Airport – West Lafayette IN

Date added: September 15, 2017

Sometimes misattributed to the WPA, early development of this, the first university-owned airport in the country, was undertaken by the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA). FERA also built a hangar for the airport.

Street Cars – Indianapolis IN

Date added: September 13, 2017

The Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) supplied an “unprecedented” $3,120,000 loan to Charles W. Chase to “expand further the Indianapolis [street car] system and buy even more state-of-the-art cars.” These efforts helped increase patronage of the street car system by 25%,… read more

Indiana State Fairgrounds: Model Farmhouse – Indianapolis IN

Date added: September 13, 2017

“Built by WPA as an example of an ideal modern farmhouse and later used as an officer’s club during WW II. Built of concrete block, the house includes an attached garage, wiring, plumbing, and other modern conveniences.”

Indiana State Fairgrounds: Coliseum – Indianapolis IN

Date added: September 13, 2017

“Architect Merritt Harrison considered this building his finest creation. PWA (Public Works Administration) funds made it possible for the Fair Board to build this structure, which was to be a “Livestock Pavilion.” Harrison used tan brick and Indiana limestone on… read more

Indiana State Fairgrounds Development – Indianapolis IN

Date added: September 13, 2017

Multiple New Deal agencies: the Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) and the Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) contributed to the development of the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Projects included the Coliseum, WPA Barns, and a WPA Tunnel.

Howard County Courthouse – Kokomo IN

Date added: August 30, 2017

Howard County Courthouse in Kokomo, Indiana was constructed with the assistance of Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds. The building was dedicated Oct. 20, 1937.

Post Office – Culver IN

Date added: August 15, 2017

The historic Culver post office was constructed ca. 1936 with Treasury Department funds. The building, which houses an example of New Deal artwork, is still in service.

Post Office – Liberty IN

Date added: August 15, 2017

The historic Liberty post office was constructed ca. 1937 with Treasury Department funds. The building, which houses an example of New Deal artwork, is still in service.

Post Office – Ligonier IN

Date added: August 15, 2017

The historic Ligonier post office was constructed ca. 1938 with Treasury Department funds. The building, which houses an example of New Deal artwork, is still in service.