- Scottsbluff, NE
- Site Type:
- Libraries, Education and Health, Civic Facilities, Community Centers
- New Deal Agencies:
- Works Progress Administration (WPA), Work Relief Programs
- O. J. Hehnke
- Site Survival:
Scottsbluff’s historic former Carnegie Library—now the West Nebraska Arts Center—received an addition constructed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1936. “The 62-foot addition, built in 1936 by the W.P.A., was designed by architect O. J. Hehnke of Scottsbluff. The addition maintains the original material, parapet, cornice, basement, and window lines.” The addition projected from the east end of the building.
NRHP nomination form: https://npgallery.nps.gov/GetAsset/187673df-34f0-4b53-85fa-87f36035c0e6 (accessed Aug. 2023)
"Five WPA Projects Nearly Completed," The Alliance Times-Herald, Mar. 10, 1936 (pg. 1): https://www.newspapers.com/image/668686754/
Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on August 2, 2023.
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