Formerly known as Public School 142, what is now the Brooklyn New School building received a five-story addition in 1938-9 as a New Deal project. The Public Works Administration (PWA) provided a $191,250 grant for the school, whose total construction cost was $339,052.
PWA Docket No. NY [W]1450
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 27.
The New York Times: "PWA FUND SPEEDS PARKWAY PROJECT; $12,000,000 for Brooklyn and Queens Peripheral Work Is Among 4 Grants to City," Sept. 28, 1938
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 5, 2018.
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