“Improve and rehabilitate the Hornitos – Bear Valley Road near Hornitos Mariposa County, by widening, realigning, surfacing, oiling and doing other incidental work. Not a part of the Federal Aid Highway System. In addition to projects specifically approved. County owned… read more
The Works Progress Administration completed improvements for the Hornitos School. The work included the following tasks: “Brace building underpinning, etc., on property of Hornitos School District.” WPA Proj. No. 65-3-3768, December 27, 1935, $2,027 Built in the 1860s to service a… read more
This mining town took advantage of the New Deal to get aid for the repair of its school, a classic one-room school house, originally built in 1917. “Provide new underpinning under Grammar School, repair of walls, etc.” WPA Proj. No. 65-3-3770, December… read more
This classic one room schoolhouse received repairs courtesy of the Works Progress Administration (WPA). WPA Proj. No. 65-3-3714, December 24, 1935, $1,344 “Repair & paint Grammar school building excavate court & playground.” The land was donated to the school by Andrew… read more
The Treasury Department funded the construction of the U. S. Post Office and Federal Building. The Art Deco structure was built in 1935 at the cost of more than $225,000. The architect of record was Louis A. Simon of the Public Works Branch,… read more
Sometimes mis-attributed to the Works Progress Administration (WPA), the historic former post office at 501 5th Avenue in Longmont, Colorado was a New Deal project funded by the Treasury Department. The building presently (as of 2018) houses the Aspen Center for… read more
The Works Progress Administration built a bridge and walls in Whatcom Falls Park, in the vicinity of Bellingham. The bridge is in good condition and is located 100 yards from the park entrance.