Fort Banks (former) Improvements – Winthrop MA

Description

The Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) conducted a development / improvement program at the former Fort Banks in Winthrop, Mass.

  • “Rehabilitate buildings and improve grounds”
    Official Project Number: 165‐2‐14‐252
    Total project cost: $138,214.00
    Sponsor: Commanding Officer, Fort Banks, U.S. Army
  • “Improve buildings and grounds”
    Official Project Number: 365‐14‐2‐20
    Total project cost: $87,654.00
    Sponsor: Commanding Officer, Harbor Defenses of Fort Banks, U.S. Army
  • “Improve buildings and grounds”
    Official Project Number: 365‐14‐2‐6
    Total project cost: $85,656.00
    Sponsor: Commanding Officer, Harbor Defenses of Boston, Fort Banks, U.S. Army
  • “Improve, reconstruct, and modernize buildings and grounds”
    Official Project Number: 765‐14‐2‐15
    Total project cost: $143,252.00
    Sponsor: Commanding Officer, Fort Banks, U.S. Army
  • “Improve buildings, etc. at Forts Banks, Heath and Rice Wharf”
    Official Project Number: 165‐2‐14‐59
  • “Improve buildings and grounds [at Fts. Banks, Warren, Strong, Andrews, Ruckman, Duvall, Standish]”
    Official Project Number: 165‐2‐14‐251

Source notes

Nationwide Context, Inventory, and Heritage Assessment of Works Progress Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps Resources on Department of Defense Installations, July 2009 (pages C-71, C-72, C-74).

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 6, 2018.

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Location Info


Fort Banks
Winthrop, MA

Coordinates: 42.385434, -70.980374

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