Collin County Jail was erected in 1880. The two-story Collin County Jail features quarry-faced, ashlar limestone masonry construction and exhibits detailing and massing characteristic of the High-Victorian Italianate style. Two-tiered pilasters mark the slightly projecting central bay. This bay features… read more
The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built the Gadsden Municipal Amphitheater in Gadsden, in 1935. Built from locally sourced stone, the facility was designed by Alabama architect Paul W. Hofferbert. The WPA cost was $17,316.00. The structure is still in service… read more
The Works Progress Administration constructed Mobile’s Davis Avenue Community Center. The center opened in 1936 and it included facilities such as tennis courts and a pool. Today, the facility is known as the Davis Avenue Recreation Center. The center holds historical significance for… read more
Multiple New Deal agencies were involved in the development of what is now known as Mobile Regional Airport. The Works Progress Administration built runways; and the Civil Works Administration oversaw the construction of terminal buildings and hangars.