• Point of Pines Fire Station - Revere MA
    Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) labor constructed a fire station in the Point of Pines section of Revere, Mass. WPA Bulletin, 1937: Any old-timer will tell you that up to a quarter of a century ago the Point of Pines section of Revere was noted for its clambakes, prizefights, and, as a rendezvous for politicians and excursionists. Its main building was a hotel at which two former presidents, Theodore Roosevelt and William H. Taft stopped to speak during their campaigns. In recent years this section has developed into a residential section. Skilled WPA workers are completing construction of a modern two story...
  • Post Office - Revere MA
    The historic Revere Branch post office was constructed in 1937 with Treasury Department funds. The building, which houses an example of New Deal artwork, is still in service.
  • Post Office Mural - Revere MA
    The historic Revere post office contains a 1939 Section of Fine Arts mural titled "The First Store and Tavern." The work, painted by Ross E. Moffett, was commissioned by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts.
  • Revere Beach Reservation Development - Revere MA
    Description of a project undertaken by the W.P.A.: 1937 MDC annual report: "Revere Beach Reservation; to rebuild two concrete truck and ambulance ramps to the beach; to build 700 linear feet of 4-foot high concrete sea wall near the North Circle; and to build 576 linear feet of 7-foot high concrete sea wall and concrete-over terraced steps to form a ramp at the shelter in front of the bath house." 1938 report: "Revere Beach Reservation and Parkway, Revere; work was begun on the completion of 1937 work at Revere Beach; the construction of 4,000 linear feet of new seawall near Northern Circle and the...