“The federal government’s New Deal programs, specifically the Works Progress Administration and the Public Works Administration, also played a direct role in Rock Hill’s economic recovery. Building projects included … a new City Hall building …”
The PWA supplied a $45,617 grant for the construction of the city hall/jail, whose total cost was $119,441. Construction began October 1936 and was completed October 1937.
(PWA Docket No. SC W1120.)
Rock Hill has a new City Hall building; the exact location and status of the New Deal City Hall is unknown to Living New Deal.
City of Rock Hill Historic Resources Survey Update ... August 2004 http://nationalregister.sc.gov/SurveyReports/rockhill.pdf (page 23) 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 112.
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 15, 2014.
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