P.S. 194: Countee Cullen School – New York NY

Description

P.S. 194, located on W 144th Street in upper Manhattan, New York, was completed in 1940 as a New Deal project. The Public Works Administration (PWA) provided a grant of $474,300, 45% of the estimated project cost.

Source notes

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

The New York Times: "SCHOOL CONTRACTS LET," Dec. 6, 1938.

The New York Times: "FOUR NEW SCHOOLS REACH COMPLETION; NEW SCHOOLS COMPLETED TO RELIEVE OVERCROWDING HERE," Jan. 29, 1940.

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

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Location Info


244 W 144th St.
New York, NY 10030

Coordinates: 40.821233, -73.940620

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