Brewton City Hall (former) – Brewton AL

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Description

The Works Progress Administration built a new city hall building for the City of Brewton. The two-story structure with a raised basement was designed to house the City offices, the jail, the fire and police departments, and other uses. The project cost was approximately $31,000.

A 1982 the National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form describes the architectural features of the building: “Brewton City Hall (212 St. Joseph Street): 1939; two story with raised basement and wings; brick; five bay facade with central entrance; excellent example of a W P A public building in the Georgian Revival style.”

Source notes

National Archives Record Group 69-N

National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form, Brewton Historic Commercial District, 1982: (https://npgallery.nps.gov/pdfhost/docs/NRHP/Text/82002013.pdf) and (https://npgallery.nps.gov/pdfhost/docs/NRHP/Photos/82002013.pdf), accessed December 1, 2017.

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on December 1, 2017.

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Location Info


212 St. Joseph Street
Brewton , AL

Coordinates: 31.1052373, -87.07085280000001

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