The WPA completed the shaft (which has been partially constructed during the 1920s) and base of bell tower on the North Carolina State College campus in Raleigh, NC, and faced it with granite. The project also included quarrying and preparation… read more
The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built a swimming pool and bathhouse in Swenson Park in Spur TX. The pool was built between 1935 and 1937 and closed in 2009. A WPA marker in front of the bathhouse reads: “Works Progress… read more
Clear Springs Recreation Area lake was constructed between 1935 and 1937 by the Civilian Conservation Corps. The lake retains its original design even though restoration work has been done on wooden shoring and spillway. The picnic pavilion was constructed in… read more
The Works Progress Administration built the Monkey Island at the San Francisco Zoo in San Francisco CA.
The Works Progress Administration completed improvement work for Lookout Mountain Road near Lookout Mountain, CO.
The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was present in the newly-minted Death Valley National Monument from 1933 to 1942. As one of their many projects, the CCC ‘boys’ constructed a summer headquarters and residential area for the National Park Service at… read more