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Protestant Cay Residence Reconstruction – St. Croix VI

Date added: May 10, 2017

“Protestant Cay residence, St. Croix. The reconstruction of this attractively located and interesting structure was completed except for certain minor details and except for the reconstruction of adjacent outbuildings. This residence will be made available as quarters for an officer… read more

Government House Repairs – Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas VI

Date added: May 8, 2017

“Outstanding achievements were the completion of the rehabilitation of the Government House and Administration Building in Charlotte Amalie and the Government House in Christiansted, providing modern, comfortable living and office accommodations. (…) This work has been done under the supervision… read more

H. H. Berg Housing Development – St. Thomas VI

Date added: May 8, 2017

“The P. W. A. made an allotment of funds for the erection of low-rent housing in the Virgin Islands sufficient to allow for the development of three such projects. These funds financed the following: (a) Bassin Triangle erected on a… read more

Health Clinic – St. John VI

Date added: May 6, 2017

The National Youth Administration built the only health clinic on St. John island, to serve its 800 inhabitants.

Dorothea Agriculture Experiment Station – St. Thomas VI

Date added: May 5, 2017

The Agricultural Experiment Station was built with the help of PWA funds, near Dorothea. The total expenditure for the removal of the “agricultural station from Lindbergh Bay, St. Thomas, to new site at Estate Dorothea, St Thomas, including the purchase… read more

Bluebeards Castle Hotel

Bluebeard Castle Grounds – St. Thomas VI

Date added: July 31, 2016

Civilian Conservation Corps (C.C.C.) laborers conducted grading and landscaping work on the Bluebeard Castle Hotel grounds. Improvements included the construction of additional sleeping quarters and a parking area. CCC workers also built a water storage system. “Since no well water is available… read more

Government House Reconstruction – Christiansted, St. Croix VI

Date added: July 31, 2016

Government House, in Christiansted, St. Croix, was reconstructed and fireproofed with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds. The Annual Report of the Governor of the Virgin Islands for 1941 mentions that the rehabilitation of the Government House in Christiansted… read more

Post Office – Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas VI

Date added: February 13, 2015

The historic Emancipation Gardens post office, a.k.a. Alvardo de Lugo Post Office, in Charlotte Amalie on St. Thomas was constructed in 1937-8 with Treasury Department funds. The building, which houses the only two examples of New Deal federal building artwork… read more

Airport Hangar (demolished) – St. Thomas VI

Date added: September 2, 2014

The federal Public Works Administration helped to provide funding for the construction of an airport hangar during the 1930s (PWA Federal Project No. 223). The airport, under the name Bourne Field, served as a military airfield and, during the early… read more

Bluebeards Castle Hotel

Bluebeard Castle Hotel – St. Thomas VI

Date added: February 12, 2012

“Among the several projects in the Virgin Islands was the Bluebeard Castle Hotel. The group of buildings was erected on the summit of a hill 200 feet above the sea. An ancient stone tower with walls 5 1/2 feet thick,… read more