Naval Hospital (former) Improvements – Chelsea MA

Description

The W.P.A. conducted improvement work at the former Naval Hospital Boston / Chelsea Naval Hospital in Chelsea, Mass. The area “is located along the Mystic River, west of the Northeast Expressway, in Chelsea. While the buildings are now privately owned, they can be viewed from the street. The Commanding Officer’s Quarters, Naval Hospital building and ordnance buildings are all located on Commandant’s Way, and the Marine Hospital building is located on Captains Row.”

W.P.A. project details:

  • “Improvements at Chelsea Naval Hospital”
    Official Project Number: 165‐2‐14‐110
    Total project cost: $119,913.00
    Sponsor: U.S. Navy Department
  • “Improvements at Chelsea Naval Hospital”
    Official Project Number: 165‐2‐14‐266
    Total project cost: $34,278.00
    Sponsor: U.S. Navy Department
  • “Improve and make additions to buildings, facilities, and grounds”
    Official Project Number: 165‐2‐14‐110
    Total project cost: $1,151,343.00
    Sponsor: Commandant, 1st Naval District, U.S. Navy
  • “Improve and recondition buildings and facilities at hospital”
    Official Project Number: 165‐2‐14‐XXX
    Total project cost: $64,349.00
    Sponsor: Commandant, 1st Naval District, U.S. Navy
  • “Supplement existing facilities”
    Official Project Number: 265‐2‐14‐77
    Total project cost: $32,289.00
    Sponsor: Medical Officer in Command Naval Hospital U.S. Navy
  • “Improve buildings, facilities, and grounds”
    Official Project Number: 65‐2‐14‐149
    Total project cost: $160,629.00
    Sponsor: Commandant, 1st Naval District, U.S. Navy
  • “Make improvements at Naval Hospital”
    Official Project Number: 708‐2‐7
    Total project cost: $40,000.00
    Sponsor: War Department

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-75).

https://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/maritime/nav.htm

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 13, 2018.

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Location Info


Commandants Row
Chelsea, MA

Location notes: Approx. location marker

Coordinates: 42.391038, -71.049329

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