Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant – Washington DC

Blue Plains filtering system

The New Deal was responsible for the original Blue Plains Disposal Plant at the southern end of the District of Columbia, as well as many miles of new sewer lines to collect Washington’s growing flow of waste water.  Up to… read more

Folger Park Redevelopment – Washington DC

Folger Park - Washington DC

Folger Park on the south side of Capitol Hill was named for Charles J. Folger, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury from 1881 to 1884. Part of the original L’Enfant plan of Washington DC, the park was significantly improved in the… read more

Daly Building (former DC Municipal Center) – Washington DC

Daly Municipal Building - Washington DC

The Henry J. Daly Building is the former District of Columbia Municipal Center, built in 1939-41 with funding from the Public Works Administration (PWA) (which was incorporated into the Federal Works Administration in 1939 in a major government reorganization).  The… read more