Armory (former) Improvements – Willimantic CT

W.P.A. improvements to the former Armory building in Willimantic, CT, including: “Paint and varnish interior and exterior and repair building” Official Project Number: 65‐15‐1XXX Total project cost: N/A Sponsor: Quartermaster General’s Department “Construct housing and training facilities” Official Project Number: 165‐1‐15‐146… read more

Bill Sapp Recreation Center – Lumberton NC

Originally constructed as the Lumberton City Armory-Auditorium, what is now the Bill Sapp Recreation Center was constructed by the federal Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.). Postcard: “The Lumberton City Armory-Auditorium is one of the most handsome and best equipped buildings of… read more

Delano Park – Decatur AL

“When the Great Depression hit in the 1930s, Franklin Delano Roosevelt used landscape and park projects to provide relief and hope for America. The second great period of park building occurred during this ten year period when the CWA and… read more

Delaware Ordnance Depot (former) Development – Pedricktown NJ

The WPA conducted extensive work at former Delaware Ordnance Depot, located on the west side of Route 130 about halfway between Penns Grove and Pedricktown. Many buildings and much of the infrastructure from the time is still extant. WPA projects at the… read more