City Hall and Jail (former) – Rock Hill SC

Description

“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.

Source notes

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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Location Info


Rock Hill, SC

Location notes: Site of present City Hall

Coordinates: 34.924011, -81.028151

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