- Brooklyn, New York City, NY
- Site Type:
- Civic Facilities, Courthouses (State & Local)
- New Deal Agencies:
- Work Relief Programs, Works Progress Administration (WPA)
- Site Survival:
- No Longer Extant
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 old 8th District Magistrates’ Court Building. The building, which also housed the NYPD’s 60th Precinct, is no longer extant.
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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