Brooklyn College: Landscaping – Brooklyn NY

The buildings of Brooklyn College were financed by a massive federal Public Works Administration (PWA) project undertaken during the Great Depression. After the buildings were constructed, Works Progress Administration (WPA) laborers worked on improving the campus, primarily through landscaping efforts, beginning in 1938…. read more

Brooklyn College: Roosevelt Hall – Brooklyn NY

Roosevelt Hall is one of the five original buildings on the Brooklyn College campus, then serving as the school’s gymnasium.  It was built as part of a massive federal Public Works Administration (PWA) project undertaken during the Great Depression, 1935-37. Construction took place ca. 1936.

College of Charleston Student Activities Building/Gymnasium – Charleston SC

On 27 October 1937, the Radcliffe-King House was pulled down for the new College of Charleston Student Activities Building/Gymnasium building. The new building was funded by the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works, and was designed by Simons & Lapham, a… read more

Connors State College: Russell Hall – Warner OK

The Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works (a.k.a. Public Works Administration) provided funding toward the construction of Russell Hall at Connors State College in Warner, Oklahoma. The 2-story structure houses a dormitory and is designed in Georgian Style. It is located… read more