Georgia Tech: Heisman Gym (demolished) – Atlanta GA

Later known as Heisman Gym, Georgia Tech’s old Auditorium / Gymnasium Building was constructed with federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds.  The building “was projected to be built in two phases with the first costing $93,000 and the second $116,000…. read more

Georgia Tech – Atlanta GA

Numerous building construction projects on the Georgia Tech campus were enabled by various federal New Deal agencies during the Great Depression. The Civil Works Administration (CWA), Works Progress Administration (WPA), and Public Works Administration (PWA) all contributed support to various… read more

Georgia Tech: Stephen C. Hall Building – Atlanta GA

Georgia Tech’s Stephen C. Hall Building was constructed as the Civil Engineering Building. “Today, the Stephen C. Hall Building houses the Writing and Communication programs at Georgia Tech, as part of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.” “The Federal… read more

Georgia Tech: Drawing Building – Atlanta GA

Georgia Tech’s Engineering / Mechanical Drawing Building was constructed during the Great Depression. Located on Cherry Street, the building was located north of the Guggenheim School of Aeronautics by Mechanical Engineering Building. Its current status is unknown to Living New… read more

Georgia Tech: Harrison Residence Hall – Atlanta GA

“Tech’s development continued in the Fall of 1938 with the announcement that the Board of Regents, with Public Works Administration assistance, would spend $350,000 for the construction of four buildings and an addition to a fifth. Work began on the… read more

Georgia Tech: Howell Residence Hall – Atlanta GA

“Tech’s development continued in the Fall of 1938 with the announcement that the Board of Regents, with Public Works Administration assistance, would spend $350,000 for the construction of four buildings and an addition to a fifth. Work began on the… read more

Georgia Tech: Ceramics Building Addition – Atlanta GA

The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) constructed an addition to the Ceramics Building on the Georgia Tech campus. The addition “comprises the largest portion of the building. The new work doubled the floor space of the department and increased the… read more