Los Angeles Department of Water and Power: Mojave District Headquarters – Mojave CA

The Public Works Administration funded the construction of the Office and Warehouse for Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s Mojave District Headquarters. The DWP’s Mojave District was responsible for operations and maintenance of the Los Angeles Aqueduct in the… read more

Mt. Shasta Ranger Station – Mt. Shasta CA

Entrance to administration building, Ranger Station - Mt Shasta CA

The Mount Shasta Ranger Station was constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in 1935 in classic rustic park style.  The original Ranger Station consists of several buildings, including the main office/visitors’ center, timber management office, guest house and auxiliary… read more

Patuxent Research Refuge – Laurel MD

Merriam Lab

President Franklin Roosevelt created Patuxent Research Refuge (PRR) with Executive Order 7514, December 16, 1936, and Secretary of Agriculture Henry Wallace dedicated it on June 3, 1939.  The refuge began with 2,670 acres and has since grown to 12,841 acres…. read more

U.S. Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home: Renovation – Washington DC

The Soldiers’ Home was established in 1851, as an “asylum for old and disabled veterans.” Four of the original buildings still stand and are listed as national historic landmarks.  The U.S. Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home remains a thriving community of military… read more