Naval Air Station Development – Key West FL

The W.P.A. conducted substantial development work at Key West NAS. Project details: “Construct a rifle range” Official Project Number: 165‐1‐35‐122 Total project cost: $16,364.00 Sponsor: Officer in Charge, Key West Naval Station, U.S. Navy “Construct facilities and improve grounds” Official… read more

Naval Air Station Development – Lakehurst NJ

The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) conducted improvement and development work at the Naval Air Station in Lakehurst, New Jersey. WPA project details: “Construct and rehabilitate buildings and facilities” Official Project Number: 109‐3‐22‐13 Total project cost: $10,000.00 Sponsor: U.S. Navy… read more

Naval Ammunition Depot Development (former)- Hingham MA

The W.P.A. conducted substantial development work at the former Naval Ammunition Depot in Hingham, Mass. Project details: “Improvements at Hingham Naval Ammunition Depot” Official Project Number: 165‐2‐14‐426 Total project cost: $176,352.00 Sponsor: U.S. Navy Department “Improvements at Naval Ammunition Depot”… read more

Naval Submarine Base Development – Groton CT

The W.P.A. conducted numerous improvement and development projects at the New London Submarine Base. Project details: “Construct and improve buildings, utilities, and grounds” Official Project Number: 165‐1‐91‐105 Total project cost: $49,805.00 Sponsor: Commandant, Naval Submarine Base, U.S. Navy “Make improvements… read more

New Jersey National Guard Armory – Jersey City NJ

The New Jersey National Guard Armory located near McGinley Square in Jersey City, New Jersey, was constructed during the Great Depression with federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The building is still in use and also serves as a recreational… read more

Newton County Jail (former) – Decatur MS

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) added a jail to the existing Newton County courthouse in Decatur, Mississippi during the Great Depression as a part of a temporary job creation program under the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA). It was demolished… read more