Armory (demolished) – Rock Island IL

Description

The historic Rock Island Armory was constructed with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds between 1936 and 1937. The PWA supplied a $147,272 grant for the project, whose total cost was $359,626.

The structure was demolished in 2009; Schwiebert Park now occupies the former site of the building.

PWA Docket No. IL [W]1195.

Source notes

http://www.rockislandpreservation.org/postcards-from-home/armory/

National Archives: Record Group 135: Public Works Administration; Projects Control Division; Entry 52: Indices to Non-Federal Projects; Report No. 5: Status of All Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, page 47.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 15, 2015.

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Location Info


Schwiebert Park
Rock Island, IL

Coordinates: 41.51267, -90.57416

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