Volunteer Fire Department (Old School) – Jay NY

Description

The historic Jay Volunteer Fire Department building was, Living New Deal believes, originally one of several similarly designed school buildings built in the area as part of a New Deal project.

Their construction was enabled by the federal Public Works Administration (PWA), which provided a $178,140 loan and $56,289 grant, effectively covering the entire $230,491 total project cost.

PWA Docket No. NY 2624

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 21.

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

We welcome contributions of additional information on any New Deal project site.

Location Info

Click to open Map

Route 9N
Jay, NY 12924

Coordinates: 44.378616, -73.724630

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*