City Yard Storage Building – New Bedford MA

Description

Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) workers constructed storage building at New Bedford’s City Yard in 1936. WPA Bulletin:

The New Bedford WPA City Yard Storage Building Project is designed to store machinery and other city equipment which has been deteriorating from being placed in an open yard. The building is solidly built with concrete piers extending through fill and peat to hard-pan.

The exact location and status of this facility is unknown to Living New Deal.

Source notes

Works Progress Bulletin, Massachusetts: Aug. 28, 1936 (pg. 2)
http://archive.org/details/worksprogressbul3637unit

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 13, 2017.

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Location Info


New Bedford, MA

Location notes: General location marker for town

Coordinates: 41.636, -70.934

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