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This is an alphabetical list of every New Deal site on our national map, with a thumbnail photo and text.

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  • 79th Street Grade Crossing Elimination - New York NY
    The Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) provided fundings for the elimination of a grade crossing involving 79th Street along the west side of Manhattan, with the tracks then serving the New York Central railway. The funding was allocated as part of a much larger grade crossing elimination project involving multiple branches of ...
  • 7th Street Sidewalks - Knights Landing CA
    The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built curbs and sidewalks in portions of Knights Landing, CA in 1940. The attached photos show the WPA imprints that were placed in the concrete at the time of construction. ...
  • 86th Avenue Improvements - Jamaica NY
    The federal Work Projects Administration undertook a large road repair project starting in 1935 in the borough of Queens. The streets, many of which in New York City were still unpaved, were repaired; particular emphasis was placed on fixing washout-damaged stretches of road. Holes were filled in and the streets were ...
  • 8th and Denver Culvert - Okemah OK
    This culvert was completed in 1939 by the Federal Works Progress Administration (WPA). It runs north-south and crosses Denver on the east side of N. 8th. The tunnel is constructed using large cut block, and the opening is approximately 3 ft. by 5 ft. The curbing at each end is stamped ...
  • 8th District Magistrates' Court Building (former) Improvements - Brooklyn NY
    The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) undertook a sizable public building improvement project in Brooklyn, New York beginning in 1935.  The project involved the "Improvement of Public Buildings and Offices" at more than 30 locations, including the old 8th District Magistrates' Court Building. The building, which also housed the NYPD's ...
  • 8th Street Culvert - Gotebo OK
    The Works Progress Administration built a culvert at the intersection of 8th Street and Maud Linnie Avenue in Gotebo, OK. Contributor note: "This culvert is located in a residential area and crosses 8th Street east to west. The culvert is concrete and the opening is about 2 ft. high and 4 ft. wide. ...
  • 8th Street Culvert - Okemah OK
    The Federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) completed this culvert in 1939. It appears to handle water running through a two-block, man-made drainage ditch, just west of the WPA athletic stadium. The culvert runs east-west and is approximately 3 ft. high by 6 ft. wide. The culvert is constructed of large, ...
  • A. A. Low School (demolished) Improvements - Salem MA
    Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) labor conducted improvements at the former A.A. Low School in Salem, Massachusetts. The facility was located at the northwest corner of Nichols St. and Butler St. WPA Bulletin: A new plumbing, heating and ventilation system has been installed by WPA in the A. A. Low School, Nichols ...
  • A. H. Stephens State Historic Park - Crawfordville GA
    "A. H. Stephens Historic Park contains tent and trailer sites, picnic sites, and fishing ponds, as well as a nature trail and rustic cabins, and was mostly built by the Civilian Conservation Corps, beginning in 1933." (wikipedia) The park "is located in a beautiful loblolly pine forest planted in the early ...
  • A. Harry Moore School Addition - Jersey City NJ
    The Jersey City Independent reported in 2009 that the A. Harry Moore School was "one of the first public schools in the country built for students with disabilities." While the school was constructed between 1930 and 1931, the New Deal played a large part in the school's expansion during the late ...
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