Washington Trade School (former) – Pittsburgh PA

Description

Pittsburgh’s historic Washington Trade School / Washington Education Center building was built in 1936-7 as a New Deal project: the Public Works Administration (PWA) provided a $211,689 grant for the project, whose total cost was $484,114.

“The Charles W. Bier-designed structure opened on September 1, 1937.”

It is no longer in service as a school.

PWA Docket No. PA [W]1303

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 33.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Education_Center_(Pittsburgh)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 17, 2018.

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Location Info


169 40th St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15216

Coordinates: 40.469385, -79.962876

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