Boreman Hall (WVU) – Morgantown WV

Description

West Virginia University’s Boreman Hall was constructed between May 1934 and October 1935 with federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA supplied a loan of $446,080 and a grant of $179,876 for the project, whose total cost was $632,996. Originally known as the Men’s Dorm, Boreman Hall is still in service.

Construction of Boreman Hall is sometimes mis-attributed to the Works Progress Administration (WPA).

PWA Docket No. WV 485

Source notes

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 78.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on May 30, 2015.

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Location Info


N. High St.
Morgantown, WV

Coordinates: 39.633449, -79.952707

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