Armory (former) Improvements – Framingham MA

Description

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) conducted improvement work at a historic armory building in Framingham, Mass. (location and status presently unknown to Living New Deal)

WPA project details:

  • “Inspect, repair, and store tents and cots”
    Official Project Number: 165-14-5147
    Total project cost: $7,107.00
    Sponsor: Commissioner of Massachusetts, State Arsenal
  • “Clear and grub wooded area”
    Official Project Number: 165‐14‐6154
    Total project cost: $1,001.00
    Sponsor: Commissioner of Massachusetts, State Arsenal
  • “Inspect, repair, and paint warehouse and ordnance materials”
    Official Project Number: 165‐14‐XXXX
    Total project cost: $20,194.00
    Sponsor: State Adjutant General’s Department
  • “Repair and widen roads”
    Official Project Number: 165‐14‐14XX
    Total project cost: $1,000.00
    Sponsor: Commissioner of Massachusetts, State Arsenal
  • “Repair and improve buildings”
    Official Project Number: 165‐14‐2825
    Total project cost: $8,929.00
    Sponsor: Commissioner of Massachusetts, State Arsenal
  • “Inspect, repair, and store tents and cots”
    Official Project Number: 465‐14‐X
    Total project cost: $12,432.00
    Sponsor: Commonwealth of Massachusetts, State Arsenal

Source notes

Nationwide Context, Inventory, and Heritage Assessment of Works Progress Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps Resources on Department of Defense Installations, July 2009 (page C-66).

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 13, 2018.

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Location Info


522 Concord St.
Framingham, MA

Location notes: Site of present National Guard Armory

Coordinates: 42.290608, -71.411043

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