Samuel Tilden High School in Brooklyn, New York originally opened in 1930. However, an addition to the facility was constructed in 1938-9 with as a New Deal project. The Public Works Administration (PWA) provided a $471,600 grant for the addition, whose total construction cost was $788,100.
PWA Docket No. NY [W]1554
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: "$31,328,500 WORKS APPROVED FOR CITY," June 25, 1938.
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 5, 2018.
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