Pullar Community Building – Sault Ste. Marie MI

Description

“Making the project possible was a bequest of $70,000 in the will of (late) Sophia Nolte Pullar. Her funds were largely used to build the Pullar” Community Building “in 1939 as a … Public Works Administration project. The Pullar is one of the oldest artificial ice rinks still in operation in the United States.”

The P.W.A. supplied an $81,818 grant for the project, whose total cost was $164,653.

PWA Docket No. MI [X]1628

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 63.

http://www.saultstemarie.com/pullar-ice-arena-project/

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 13, 2017.

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Location Info


435 E Portage Ave.
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783

Coordinates: 46.497757, -84.336677

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