School Improvements – East McKeesport PA


Among a set of 26 WPA projects approved for Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in Sept. 1935 was “improvements and repairs at Josephine and Chicora streets school building” in East McKeesport, PA. The Federal government allocated $4,600 for the project and local sponsors contributed $2,557.

The precise location and present status of this project is unknown; Josephine St. and Chicora St. in East McKeesport do not intersect.

Source notes

"Allot $454,015 For WPA Jobs in This Area"; Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Sept. 7, 1935 (page 5)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on June 1, 2014.

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Location Info

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East McKeesport, PA

Location notes: General marker for city of East McKeesport. Exact address of school improvements unknown.

Coordinates: 40.3831247, -79.80643599999996

One comment on “School Improvements – East McKeesport PA

  1. There were two schools in East McKeesport for this New Deal Program. East McKeesport Elementary School was on Josephine St, and East McKeesport High School was on Chicora St.

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