P.S. 139 (former) Addition – New York NY

Description

P.S. 139 in Upper Manhattan, New York, received an addition in 1938-9 as a New Deal project. The Public Works Administration (PWA) provided a $209,250 grant for the school, whose total construction cost was $402,059. The former school now houses a senior citizens center operated by the New York City Housing Authority.

PWA Docket No. NY [X]1715

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 28.

The New York Times: "PWA AID FOR DRIVE TO GIVE 4,952 JOBS," July 22, 1938.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 5, 2018.

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Location Info


120 W 140th St.
New York, NY 10030

Coordinates: 40.817313, -73.940161

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