The WPA allocated $612,800 in 1935 toward the renovation of the “pier building [at the] foot of Whitehall & South Sts.” The building in question is most likely what was then known as the Municipal Ferry Pier (built 1906-1909), now known as the Battery Maritime Building.
WPA Official Project No. 65-97-427.
National Archives; Record Group 69: Records of the Work Projects Administration; Records of the Project Control Division; microfilm publication T935; roll 41. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battery_Maritime_Building
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on August 11, 2014.
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