Reading Fire Department EMS Station – Reading PA

Description

The Reading Fire Department EMS Station was built as a New Deal project: the Public Works Administration (PWA) provided a $33,789 grant for the project, whose total cost was $69,493. A 1939 cornerstone can be found at the northeast corner. The facility was dedicated October 9, 1939.

PWA Docket No. PA [X]2134

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 38.

Cornerstone

Reading Times, October 10, 1939 (pg. 2)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 16, 2018.

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Location Info


638 Walnut St.
Reading, PA 19601

Coordinates: 40.338235, -75.924541

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