Dade County Courthouse – Greenfield MO

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Description

The Public Works Administration funded the construction of the Dade County Courthouse in Greenfield. The courthouse was designed in Classical Revival Style by the architectural firm of Fred C. Bonsack and Harvey J. Pearce, from St. Louis. The contractor was C F Rinehart Construction Company of St. Louis.

“The Public Works Administration (PWA) provided a $32,108 grant for construction of the Date County courthouse in Greenfield, Missouri. Total cost of the project was $117,960. Construction occurred between 1934 and 1936. PWA Docket No. MO 4610”

 

Source notes

Source: 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 138.

Dade County Courthouse: (http://www.courthouses.co/us-states/m/missouri/dade-county/), accessed April 6, 2018. LND editor note: This source incorrectly attribute the construction of the Dade County Courthouse to the Works Progress Administration (WPA). The WPA was founded after the completion of this structure. The Courthouse was built with the support of the Public Works Administration.

Project originally submitted by Douglass Halvorsen on April 6, 2018.
Additional contributions by Evan Kalish.

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Location Info


300 E Water St
Greenfield, MO 65661

Coordinates: 37.415018, -93.83799

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