Factory Court – Rochester NH

Description

The Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works provided funds for the construction of a “Fire Protection, Health Conservation and Parking Project” in Rochester, New Hampshire during the Great Depression. The lot currently serves as a popular staging grounds for public events.

 

“RESOLUTION TO FILE APPLICATION TO F. E. A. TO FINANCE PARKING PROJECT FACTORY COURT
A Resolution authorizing the City of Rochester to file an application to the United States of America through the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works for a grant to aid in financing the construction of Fire Protection, Health Conservation and Parking Project, and designating the Mayor, Sumner W. Watson, to furnish such information as the Government may request.
Be It Resolved by the City Council of the City of Rochester:
Section 1. That Sumner W. Watson, Mayor, be and he is authorized to execute and file an application on behalf of the City of Rochester to the United States of America for a grant to aid in financing the construction of Fire Protection, Health Conservation and Parking Project.
Section 2. That Sumner W. Watson, Mayor, be and is hereby authorized and directed to furnish such information as the United States of America through the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works may reasonably request in connection with the application which is herein authorized to be filed.
Passed August 6, 1935.”

Source notes

Docket Number W1023 Alphabetical Index to Non Federal Projects Page 73 listed as Municipal Imp

Annual Report OF THE CITY OF ROCHESTER NEW HAMPSHIRE

Project originally submitted by Andrew Laverdiere on January 2, 2015.

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Location Info


Factory Ct
Rochester, NH 03867

Location notes: Factory Court is located in the Union Street parking lot.

Coordinates: 43.305140, -70.977244

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