Washington Marina – Washington DC

The Washington Marina was originally called Yacht Basin No. 1 and was part of a multi-million dollar improvement program for the Washington Channel and Southwest Waterfront, funded by both the Army Corps of Engineers and the District Commission (DC government). … read more

Washington Monument Grounds Reconstruction – Washington DC

Washington Monument and Grounds - Washington DC

The Washington Monument grounds – the core area of the National Mall – was substantially altered and improved, including a major reconfiguration of the streets. The work was paid for by the Public Works Administration (PWA) from a fund of… read more

Washington Monument State Park – Boonsboro MD

Washington Monument State Park was first developed by the CCC, circa 1934-1936. The CCC built a number of structures in the park, but the most well-known is the Washington Monument, the first completed monument to honor George Washington. The monument… read more

Washington Park Development – Guernsey WY

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) developed Washington Memorial Park in Guernsey, Wyoming. “In Guernsey, Washington Memorial Park was fenced, graded and given sidewalks and water mains.” There does not presently appear to be a park by this name in Guernsey;… read more

Washington Park Zoo – Michigan City IN

The Washington Park Zoo is thought to be the only zoo completely designed and landscaped by the WPA (Works Progress Administration) and its predecessor agencies (FERA – Federal Emergency Relief Administration, and CWA – Civil Works Administration.) It spans across… read more