Central Library Improvements – Brooklyn NY

City:
Brooklyn, New York City, NY

Site Type:
Education and Health, Libraries

New Deal Agencies:
Work Relief Programs, Works Progress Administration (WPA)

Started:
1935

Description

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 Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Library.

Source notes

National 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.

Location Info


10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238

Coordinates: 40.672481, -73.968208

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