Search Results for: demolished
High School (demolished) – Hurricane UT
“A two-story red brick high school building was built during the Great Depression with help from the federal government’s Works Progress Administration. The building was completed and the school opened just after Thanksgiving in 1936.” The building was demolished in… read more
Joaquin Elementary School (demolished) – Provo UT
The historic former Joaquin Elementary School in Provo, Utah was a New Deal project constructed with federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds during the late years of the Great Depression. The building has since been demolished.
Timpanogos Elementary School (demolished) – Provo UT
Timpanogos Elementary School in Provo, Utah is now on its third incarnation. The original school on the site was built in 1892. That school was demolished in 1938 and replaced by a New Deal school constructed with Public Works Administration… read more
Central Grade School (demolished) – Anchorage AK
“During the depression years (1938-39) the Central Grade School in Anchorage was built in Art Deco design, as a PWA (Public Works Administration) project of the Roosevelt Administration.” (ed.gov) The building was located on Fifth Avenue between F St. and G… read more
Highland School Auditorium Annex (demolished) – Meridian MS
The auditorium annex to the Highland School, originally constructed in 1907, was completed by the WPA in 1936. It was destroyed in 1986.
Whitfield Line School (demolished) – Ovett MS
The main classroom building of the Whitfield Line Vocational High School was constructed in 1936 by the WPA. It was demolished in 2005.
Municipal Swimming Pool (demolished) – Weiser ID
A municipal swimming pool in Weiser was constructed as a PWA project (docket #1077-DS). Located near the county courthouse, that pool has since been torn down and replaced.
East Side Elementary School (demolished) – Nampa ID
The PWA built this six-classroom elementary school in 1937 (docket #1093-RD). It remained in use until 1997, when it was demolished. The site is now East Side Park. Note: the Nampa School District history linked below indicates that the WPA… read more
Whitney Elementary School (demolished) – Boise ID
Whitney Elementary was a PWA project (docket #1084R). It was demolished in 2009 and the current Whitney elementary was built in a different location on the same parcel. The original structure was designed by Wayland and Fennell Architects, and subsequent additions… read more
Franklin D. Roosevelt Elementary School (demolished) – Nampa ID
According to the National Archives, the PWA helped build this elementary school in 1937. By inference, it appears to have been Roosevelt Elementary, which was demolished in 1996.