P.S. 221: Toussaint L’ouverture School – Brooklyn NY

Description

P.S. 221, located on Empire Boulevard in Brooklyn, New York, was completed in 1940 as a New Deal project. The Public Works Administration (PWA) provided a grant of $431,100, 45% of the estimated project cost.

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 28.

The New York Times: "PWA AID FOR DRIVE TO GIVE 4,952 JOBS," July 22, 1938.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 5, 2018.

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Location Info


791 Empire Blvd.
Brooklyn, NY 11213

Coordinates: 40.663956, -73.936027

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