Sometimes misattributed to the Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.), Olean High School was built as a federal Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) project. The P.W.A. supplied a grant of $235,700 for the project, whose total cost was $944,666. Begun in 1935, the… read more
The historic U.S. Border Inspection Station on U.S. 395 in Laurier, Washington was constructed with federal Treasury Department funds. Built in 1935, the Colonial Revival structure (built with Cape Cod-style Immigration Residence and Customs Residence) is still in service.
Bancroft Park in Colorado Springs is still widely used. The bandstand is still in good condition. There are several Pickle Ball courts that are still in use. Previously, there was a large lake that was (probably) constructed by WPA employees. You can still… read more