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University of Arizona Infirmary (now Student Health Center) - Tucson AZ

University of Arizona: Infirmary (Former) – Tucson AZ

Date added: September 5, 2022

The Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the construction of the Infirmary, which was part of the PWA expansion of the University of Arizona. The structure was completed in May, 1936. The infirmary was remodeled as the Student Health Center in… read more

Plainview Band Shel Band Shell - Plainview NE

Plainview Band Shel Band Shell – Plainview NE

Date added: September 5, 2022

The Plainview Band Shell was built by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in Plainview NE. According to the Architectural Foundation of Nebraska, “The land for the park in which the band shell would be located was purchased in 1935 by… read more

Green Mountain Dam - Grand Lake CO

Colorado-Big Thompson Water Project – Grand Lake CO

Date added: September 4, 2022

The Colorado-Big Thompson Project (C-BTP) is a massive water storage and transfer project for agriculture, cities and power generation. It involves dams and reservoirs on the west side of the Rocky Mountains’ Front Range to collect water from the upper… read more

Picnic and Campsite at McKenzie Bridge Campground - Willamette National Forest OR

McKenzie Bridge Campground – Willamette National Forest OR

Date added: September 4, 2022

Also referred to as the McKenzie River Campground, the McKenzie Bridge Campground was among the first campgrounds built with Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) labor in the Willamette National Forest (WNF). The forest supervisor prioritized recreation projects in the WNF, setting… read more

Group Picnic Facilities at Horse Creek Campground - Willamette National Forest OR

Horse Creek Group Campground – Willamette National Forest OR

Date added: September 2, 2022

Among the first of their recreation related construction projects, Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) enrollees from Camp Belknap laid out and built the Horse Creek Campground in 1934. The group campground is located one-and-a-half miles south of McKenzie Bridge on the… read more

CCC Ponds Recreation Area - Pinedale WY

CCC Ponds Recreation Area – Pinedale WY

Date added: September 1, 2022

In 1933, Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) workers stationed at Camp Fremont in Pinedale, Wyoming built a large system of ponds for environmental and recreational purposes. Additional camp work included a variety of other projects such as reforestation, flood control, and… read more

Ye Old Mill ride - Kansas State Fair 

Kansas State Fairgrounds Improvements – Hutchinson KS

Date added: August 29, 2022

Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers built the Bison Arena at the Kansas State Fairgrounds. Other WPA-built improvements included “upgrading the fair’s sewer, rebuilding the Old Mill ride with permanent fireproof concrete, and putting in a reinforced concrete stage and basement… read more

Blaine Stadium and Fieldhouse – Ponca City OK

Blaine Stadium and Fieldhouse – Ponca City OK

Date added: August 28, 2022

The Works Progress Administration built the Blaine Stadium and Fieldhouse in Ponca City OK in 1936-1937. The stadium is built with rusticated stone. It is still used by Ponca City High School football. It was placed on the National Register… read more

Gulfport Casino - Gulfport FL

Gulfport Casino and Muncipal Pier – Gulfport FL

Date added: August 28, 2022

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built the Casino and Muncipal Pier in Gulfport FL. The marker on site states that, “The U.S. Department of the Interior has listed the Gulfport Casino in the National Register of Historic Places. This is… read more

Blue Grass Airport - Lexington KY

Blue Grass Airport – Lexington KY

Date added: August 25, 2022

The Civil Works Administration built the Blue Grass Airport in Lexington KY. According to the town budget report for 1933, the city share for the airport under CWA was $1,362 as part of a total budget of $22,427 spent in… read more

Industry - Newton MA

Newton North High School Murals – Newton MA

Date added: August 25, 2022

The Federal Arts Project (FAP) funded the Newton (now Newton North) High School Murals in Newton MA. Painted by Maurice Compris, the mural triptych depicts “Education,” “Commerce,” and “Industry.” It was dedicated as a memorial to Leighton Brown, class of… read more