Municipal Building – Ellwood City PA

Description

Ellwood City, Pennsylvania’s historic Municipal Building was constructed during the Great Depression with the aid of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. (Credit is sometimes incorrectly given to the Works Progress Administration (WPA).) The PWA provided a $58,959 grant for the project, whose total cost was $131,535. Construction occurred between May 1936 and June 1937.

PWA Docket No. PA W1213

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 32.

http://www.lawrencecountymemoirs.com/lcmpages/239/municipal-building-ellwood-city-pa

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on September 7, 2015.

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Location Info


525 Lawrence Ave.
Ellwood City, PA 16117

Coordinates: 40.858228, -80.288587

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