The federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds provided funding for the construction of the Art Deco-accented bridge carrying SW Admiral Way above Schmitz Park. Construction occurred between 1936 and 1937. The PWA provided a grant of $68,200; the total cost of the project was $172,699.[PWA Docket No. WA [W]1223.]
“The structure is both listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is a designated city landmark.” (Wikipedia)
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 215. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schmitz_Park_Bridge
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on October 28, 2014.
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