Public Auditorium Improvements – Cleveland OH

Description

600 Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers undertook a $300,000 reconditioning project for the Public Auditorium in Cleveland, Ohio, in advance of the 1936 Republican National Convention. The WPA was concerned with “permanent improvements” to the facility.

Source notes

The New York Times: "CLEVELAND IS CALM ON CONVENTION EVE," June 7, 1936 (pg. 33)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_Auditorium

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on April 2, 2018.

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Location Info


500 Lakeside Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114

Coordinates: 41.503697, -81.693139

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