Douglass Houghton Hall – Houghton MI

Description

Michigan Technological University’s Douglass Houghton Hall was constructed during the Great Depression with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) grant money (PWA Docket No. [X]1732). The PWA supplied a grant of $178,601; the total cost of the project was $398,713. Construction occurred between December 1938 and September 1939.

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 63.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 28, 2014.

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Location Info


Cliff Dr.
Houghton, MI 49931

Coordinates: 47.118572, -88.543687

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