City Hall – Forrest City AR

Description

Forrest City, Arkansas’s City Hall (sometimes known as the Municipal Building) was constructed in 1938-9 with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA provided a grant of $9,676 for the project, whose total cost was $22,151. The building “features Art Deco-style detailing in cast-stone on its front façade.”

PWA Docket No. Ark. [W]1149

Source notes

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 160.

Arkansas Heritage tour, March 15, 2014, by Rachel Silva: https://www.arkansasheritage.com/docs/default-source/ahpp-documents/sandwiching-tour-scripts/forrest-city-tour-script-20149e28d825-39cc-4674-bd81-883f665d5ab8.pdf?sfvrsn=f4ded9d0_5 (page 13, accessed May 2022)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on May 17, 2022.

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Location Info


224 N Rosser St.
Forrest City, AR 72335

Coordinates: 35.01055, -90.78685

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