The Works Progress Administration built the Glenn H. Curtiss Memorial School in Hammondsport NY. Originally the facility was the K-12 central school for Hammondsport, NY. It opened in 1936 and closed in 2010. Now in private hands.
In 1936, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) constructed an auditorium for Central School in Baldwin Park, CA. With over 600 seats, the auditorium was used for both school and civic activities. The Moderne (Art Deco) structure is simple and unadorned,… read more
The Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) built the Mountainair Municipal Auditorium in Mountainair, NM between 1934 and 1936. Local architect-builder Everett Grist designed the structure. Presently, the auditorium operates under the name Robert J… read more
The Works Progress Administration (WPA) did extensive improvements at Armstrong State Park, circa 1935-1936. Relief workers built an amphitheater, a community building (including warden’s headquarters), picnic areas with stone stoves and tables built from native redwood, a timber bridge, two… read more
The Works Progress Administration built the Shorewood River Club in Shorewood WI. It was originally built to hold community events, and today it serves the same function. WPA crews also graded the land, built pathways and a spring-fed pool and… read more
The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built the Hubbard Park Lodge in Shorewood WI. the structure was built for use by Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. WPA crews also graded the land, built pathways and a spring-fed pool and fountain. The… read more
The Publics Works Administration funded the construction of ROTC stables, infirmary, and barracks for the cavalry training program. Interestingly, by the time of completion horses were already practically obsolete within the US military. Within five years, “cavalry” would mean meant… read more