Martin High School – Laredo TX

Description

Laredo, Texas’s historic Martin High School was constructed as a federal Public Works Administration (PWA) project during the Great Depression. The building is still in use today.

The PWA supplied a $250,000 loan and $101,853 grant toward the $352,283 total cost of the project. Work occurred between August 1935 and April 1937.

(PWA Docket No. TX 5725)

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 181.

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

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Location Info


2002 San Bernardo Ave
Laredo, TX 78040

Coordinates: 27.517816, -99.505506

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