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Municipal building - Roosevelt UT

Municipal Building – Roosevelt UT

Date added: August 24, 2022

The National Youth Administration (NYA), a branch of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) for students and unemployed young people, built the Municipal Building in Roosevelt, Utah, in 1941. The Municipal Building is a modest, one-story structure in brick with very… read more

North side of Farm Shop, Potomac State College - Keyser WV

Potomac State College: Farm Shop – Keyser WV

Date added: August 24, 2022

In 1935, the Public Works Administration (PWA) awarded $41,818 for the construction of faculty homes at Potomac State College (PSC), Keyser, West Virginia. The current Farm Shop appears to have been the “tool shed” included in the original contract for… read more

Big Pool - Garden City

Big Pool Additions – Garden City KS

Date added: August 23, 2022

Big Pool opened in Garden City KS in 1922. The Works Progress Administration added a bath house and a children’s wading pool.

Sheyenne River bridge - Lisbon ND 

Lisbon Bridge – Lisbon ND

Date added: August 22, 2022

This steel cantilever bean bridge, spanning the Sheyenne River, was built by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1936. The bridge is still in use and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Barnett Field - Fargo ND

Barnett Field (demolished) – Fargo ND

Date added: August 22, 2022

Built by the Works Progress Administration in 1936, Barnett Field hosted the Fargo-Morehead Twins minor league baseball team until 1960. Barnett Field was demolished in 1963.

Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site - AbercrombieND

Fort Abercrombie Improvements – Abercrombie ND

Date added: August 22, 2022

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) constructed replica barracks and other buildings at the Fort Abercrombie historic site. The buildings are still in use, but have been modified. According to State Historical Society of North Dakota, “After the fort was abandoned… read more

Waste disposal plant -  Hibbing MN: the shell concrete domes over the trickling filters

Hibbing Disposal Plant (demolished) – Hibbing MN

Date added: August 21, 2022

The Hibbing Disposal Plant, later named North Wastewater Treatment Plant, was built 1938-1939 in part with funding by the Public Works Administration (PWA). It was known for having two of the world’s largest concrete self-supporting domes. The facility was demolished… read more

Four-family faculty homes building (former), Potomac State College - Keyser WV

Potomac State College: Faculty Homes (former) – Keyser WV

Date added: August 18, 2022

In September 1935, the Public Works Administration (PWA) allotted $41,818 for the construction of faculty homes at Potomac State College (PSC), in Keyser, West Virginia. The allotment consisted of a $23,000 loan and an $18,818 grant. The Tri-State Construction and… read more

Former Paonia High School (with 1959 addition on the left) - Paonia CO

Paonia High School (former) – Paonia CO

Date added: August 16, 2022

The Public Works Administration (PWA) provided a grant that covered about half the cost of building a new high school in Paonia CO in 1938-39.  The school closed when a new high school was constructed in the neighboring town of… read more