City Hall – De Leon TX

City:
De Leon, TX

Site Type:
City and Town Halls, Civic Facilities, Education and Health, Libraries, Auditoriums and Arenas, Community Centers

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

Started:
1938

Completed:
1939

Quality of Information:
Good

Marked:
Yes

Site Survival:
Extant

Description

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built the municipal building in De Leon, Texas. The building has housed various municipal functions over the years, including  the City Hall, Fire Station, Auditorium, and Library.

Official project No. 665-66-2-16. File card text: City Hall; City hall and fire station, including Auditorium; reinforced concrete foundation, brick construction, steel trusses in auditorium; also contains library. Two story brick building is still City Hall. But the building now houses a police station instead of a fire station.

Plaque on building reads: Works Progress Administration 1938-1939.

Source notes

Historic Sites and Structures Program of Texas State Parks (Texas Parks and Wildlife Department), Texas and the WPA,Comanche County, Texas (https://www.flickr.com/photos/141324854@N04/26072679561/in/album-72157666432930812/), accessed July 15, 2014.

Plaque on building

Site originally submitted by Eveline Evans on July 15, 2018.

Location Info


125 S Texas St.
De Leon, TX 76444

Coordinates: 32.10852, -98.53702

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