Van Buren Street and Georgia Avenue NW Sewers – Washington DC

In 1940, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) installed sewers at Van Buren Street and Georgia Avenue in the district’s northwest quadrant. This work was part of a massive New Deal era program for Washington of sewer construction, separation of sanitary… read more

Upton Street, Reno Road, and Thirty-Seventh Street NW Sewer Installation – Washington DC

In 1940, the the Works Progress Administration (WPA)  installed sewers on Upton Street, Reno Road, and Thirty-Seventh Street in the district’s northwest quadrant. This work was part of a massive New Deal era program for Washington of sewer construction, separation… read more

Pennsylvania Avenue, Thirty-Eighth Street, and Alabama Avenue SE Sewers – Washington DC

In 1940, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) installed sewers on Pennsylvania Avenue, Thirty-Eighth Street, and Alabama Avenue in the district’s southeast quadrant. This work was part of a massive New Deal era program for Washington of sewer construction, separation of… read more

Young Street, Pennsylvania Avenue, and Fairlawn Avenue SE Sewers – Washington DC

In 1940, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) installed sewers on Young Street, Pennsylvania Avenue, and Fairlawn Avenue in the district’s southeast quadrant. The precise location is unknown, but these are probably storm sewers installed that connect to the outfall visible just… read more