• Central Grade School - Traverse City MI
    This two story brick high school building was constructed with funding from the PWA in 1936. It was designed by architects Knecht, McCarty, and Thebaud, Inc. of Grand Rapids, and Ralph L. Bauer, Architect of Traverse City. It now houses Central Grade School.
  • History Center of Traverse City - Traverse City MI
    Traversehistory.org: "In 1934, Traverse City Park’s commissioner, Con Foster, had an idea. He envisioned a park along the lakeshore at the south tip of the West Grand Traverse Bay. The park would have a zoo, a beach house and a historical museum about the region. Over the next several years, Con Foster traveled over 15,000 miles throughout the Midwest buying Native American and pioneer artifacts to display in the Museum. In 1935, the Works Progress Administration built a building to house this collection and it was later named the Con Foster Museum. For the past 70 years this collection has grown to...
  • Post Office - Traverse City MI
    The historic post office in Traverse City, Michigan was constructed in 1938 with federal Treasury Department funds. The building, which housed an example of New Deal artwork, is still in service.
  • Post Office Relief - Traverse City MI
    The historic post office in Traverse City, Michigan houses an example of New Deal artwork: "The Cherry Picker," a wood relief created by Marion Overby. The work was commissioned by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts.
  • Traverse City State Hospital (former) - Traverse City MI
    A receiving hospital, and employees and nurses training buildings were constructed by the WPA in 1938-1941l. The receiving hospital has been demolished, but the other buildings are now state offices at 701 Elmwood St., Traverse City, MI.