Jefferson Davis Hospital (demolished) – Houston TX

Description

Houston, Texas’s old Jefferson Davis Hospital was constructed as a federal Public Works Administration (PWA) project during the Great Depression. The PWA supplied a $1,003,500 grant toward the eventual $2,388,686 total cost of the project. Work occurred between March 1936 and December 1937. The facility was demolished in 1999.

(PWA Docket No. TX [W]1014)

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 182.

http://www.houstondeco.org/1930s/jeffdavis.html

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 4, 2014.

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Location Info


1801 Allen Parkway
Houston, TX 77019

Coordinates: 29.759993, -95.38399

One comment on “Jefferson Davis Hospital (demolished) – Houston TX

  1. I remember the day that Jeff Davis Hospital on Allen Parkway was imploded. I was not aware that it was scheduled for that morning, but I happened to be looking out the window on a Saturday morning, working for Exxon at 800 Bell, and saw the building come crumbling down. It was a very sad moment.

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