Starr County Courthouse – Rio Grande City TX

Description

Rio Grande City, Texas’s historic Moderne-style Starr County Courthouse was constructed as a federal Public Works Administration (PWA) project during the Great Depression. The building is still in use today.

The PWA supplied a $64,000 loan and $52,363 grant toward the $116,783 total cost of the project. Work occurred between September 1938 and April 1939.

(PWA Docket No. TX 8231)

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 181.

http://www.texasescapes.com/TOWNS/Rio_Grande_City/Starr-County-Courthouse-Texas-Rio-Grande-City.htm

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 4, 2014.

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Location Info


401 Britton Ave.
Rio Grande City, TX 78582

Coordinates: 26.381812, -98.819631

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