Biltmore Avenue Widening – Asheville NC

Biltmore Avenue Widening, Asheville, NC

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) and Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) supplied labor for the widening of Merrimon Avenue in Asheville, North Carolina. The cost of the project was $32,351.40, which was mostly borne by the federal government. “In Asheville,… read more

Broadway Street Widening and Paving- Asheville NC

Broadway Street Widening, Asheville, NC

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) and Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) supplied labor for the widening of Broadway Street in Asheville, North Carolina. The cost of the project was $26,209.30, which was mostly borne by the federal government. Furthermore, the… read more

Merrimon Avenue Widening – Asheville NC

Merrimon Avenue Widening [(4) during and (5) after]

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) and Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) supplied labor for the widening of Merrimon Avenue in Asheville, North Carolina. The cost of the project was $17,297.14, which was mostly borne by the federal government. “In Asheville,… read more

North Fork (Burnett) Reservoir and Dam – Black Mountain NC

North Fork Dam

Two New Deal work relief programs: the Civil Works Administration (CWA) and Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) were responsible for the construction of a dam impounding the North Fork Reservoir (a.k.a. Burnett Reservoir) north of Black Mountain, North Carolina, part… read more

Recreation Park Facilities – Asheville NC

Recreation Park Skating Rink, Asheville, NC

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) and Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) provided labor for the construction of multiple facilities at Recreation Park in Asheville, NC. The CWA constructed a barracks at the park, as well as developing a skating rink…. read more

Station 5 (former) Improvements – Asheville NC

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) and Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) provided labor for the renovation of Asheville’s old Station 5 firehouse, in Biltmore Village. The building, which served as a fire station until 1975, is now privately owned. “Under… read more