High School – Bayonne NJ

Description

Bayonne High School was constructed with federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds during the Great Depression. The massive undertaking cost $1.67 million; the PWA provided a $1.18 million loan and $494,000 grant to Bayonne. Construction occurred between March 1935 and June 1937. The building, which is connected to the adjacent (and older) Junior High School, is still in use today.

PWA Docket No. 7957.

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 18.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 5, 2015.

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Location Info


667 Avenue A
Bayonne, NJ 07002

Coordinates: 40.671003, -74.122208

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