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… read more

Brewton Courthouse Annex – Brewton AL

The Works Progress Administration built the Brewton Courthouse Annex in Brewton, Escambia County. The new annex provided additional space for ten county offices—the Department of Public Welfare, the county Education Department, the Home Demonstration and County Agricultural Agent, the County… read more

Castro County Courthouse – Dimmitt TX

The current Castro County Courthouse was constructed in large part with labor provided by the federal Works Progress Administration (WPA). Text from the state historical marker reads: “This site was set aside as the Dimmitt town square in 1891, the… read more

Children’s Court Building (demolished) 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 no-longer-extant Children’s Court… read more

City Hall – Artesia NM

“Construction of this building was completed in 1939 as a WPA (Works Progress Administration, a depression-era program) building project. It brought several City departments together under the same roof, including the City Clerk, City Manager, and the Public Library. The… read more

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