Hollis St. Fire Station (former) Additions – Framingham MA

During 1934 the [C.W.A. and/or] F.E.R.A “thoroughly renovated and repaired” Framingham’s Hollis Street fire station, in addition to constructing “a new brick fireproof fire alarm signal building” in the rear of the station. Later the W.P.A. sponsored a six-room addition… read more

Linden Fire Station (former) Expansion – Malden MA

Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) workers constructed an extension to the multi-purpose former community building and Linden Fire Station in Malden, Mass. WPA Bulletin: A ward meeting place has been built, recreational quarters added and library floor space doubled by a… read more

Municipal Building – Springville NY

This building was constructed as Springville’s municipal and fire hall building by the WPA in 1936-1937. It no longer appears to house the fire department, but continues to serve as a municipal building housing the police department, court and other… read more

Municipal Improvements – Brentwood MD

According to an index of WPA projects in the national archives, the WPA did extensive work in Brentwood, including: installing water mains, constructing sidewalks, curbs and gutters, and paving and storm drainage. Records show the WPA also constructed a Law… read more

Municipal Improvements – Bucksport ME

Many useful things were done in this coastal community whose population in 1930 was 2,135. The 1934 town report mentions E.R.A. work on the fire station, and the 1936 town report of the Fire Chief requests appropriations in order to… read more