P.S. 213, on Hegeman Ave. between Vermont St. and New Jersey Ave., was constructed in 1938-9 as a New Deal project. The Public Works Administration (PWA) provided a $256,725 grant for the school, whose total construction cost was $440,538.
PWA Docket No. NY [W]1446
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 27.
The New York Times: "PWA GRANT ACCEPTED; Education Board Lets Work for School the Money Will Build," Aug. 19, 1938.
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 5, 2018.
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