City Hall – South Charleston WV

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Description

South Charleston’s historic City Hall was constructed between Nov. 1938 and Jul. 1939 with the aid of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA supplied a grant of $18,818 for the project, whose total cost was $46,923. The building, which is still in service, is located at the western corner of the intersection of 4th Ave. and D St. The architect of record was Francis George Davidson.

PWA Docket No. WV X1192.

 

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 79.

"South Charleston to Dedicate Two New Structures Thursday," Charleston Daily Mail, August 20, 1939, p. 4.

West Virginia Historic Property Inventory Form KA-3712. (http://services.wvgis.wvu.edu/SHPOdocs/PDFs/ArchitecturalSites/KA-3712.pdf), accessed February 14, 2018.

 

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish & Ernest Everett Blevins on June 2, 2015.

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Location Info


4th Ave. and D St.
South Charleston, WV 25303

Coordinates: 38.366257, -81.695044

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