- Brooklyn, New York City, NY
- Site Type:
- Civic Facilities, Infrastructure and Utilities, Auxiliary Civic Facilities
- New Deal Agencies:
- Work Relief Programs, Works Progress Administration (WPA)
The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) undertook a sizable public building improvement project in Brooklyn, New York beginning in 1935. The project involved the “Improvement of Public Buildings and Offices” at more than 30 locations, including the municipal yard at “19th Ave. and 56th St.” The site is still occupied by the Department of Sanitation.
Source notesNational Archives RG 69: Records of the Work Projects Administration [WPA]; Project Files; New York City (E 407); box 684; roll 3643; Official Project No. 65-97-43[?].
Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on September 24, 2014.
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