Station 5 (former) Improvements – Asheville NC

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) and Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) provided labor for the renovation of Asheville’s old Station 5 firehouse, in Biltmore Village. The building, which served as a fire station until 1975, is now privately owned. “Under… read more

Stones Ranch Military Reservation (former) Improvements – East Lyme CT

The Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) conducted development / improvement projects at what was Stones Ranch Military Reservation in East Lyme. “Improve public buildings” Official Project Numbers: 465‐15‐2‐113 Total project cost: $12,687.00 Sponsor: Quartermaster General’s Department, State of Connecticut Additionally, Stones… read more

Town Hall and Fire Station (former) – Scotland Neck NC

The Scotland Neck Historic District contains multiple buildings constructed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA). “A one-and-one-half-story brick Colonial Revival-style building was constructed in 1939 on East Eleventh Street through the cooperative efforts of the Town of Scotland Neck and… read more

Truman Federal Building (State Department) – Washington DC

The present Harry S. Truman Federal Building consists of two monumental halves. The first was built under the New Deal for the War Department in 1940-41 (and is still commonly referred to as the War Department building).  When the War… read more