• Ceasar Cone Elementary School - Greensboro NC
    Elementary school built in 1935 with funding from the Public Works Administration and Proximity Manufacturing Company for the White Oak New Town mill village community founded by the Cone Mills Corporation, then among the largest denim manufacturers in the world. Still in use as an elementary school today.
  • Greensboro Country Park - Greensboro NC
    The Greensboro Country Park in Greensboro NC is the city's oldest recreational park. It was built by the Public Works Administration in 1934. The Guilford Courthouse National Military Park was also developed and transferred to NPS in 1933 with a new museum (1937; longer standing) and museum exhibits by the Works Progress Administration and tour road construction by Civilian Conservation Corps.
  • Harrison Auditorium, North Carolina A&T State University - Greensboro NC
    Richard B. Harrison Auditorium, part of the campus of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, was constructed in 1939 with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration funds. The building, which has since been expanded, is still in use today. A National Register of Historic Places registration form states: "This rectangular, flat-roofed two-story building with a full basement at the rear was constructed in 1939 by the Federal Works Agency, Public Works Administration for use as the university's main auditorium. According to a lobby plaque, Leon McMinn was the architect and H. L. Coble, the contractor. The building stands close to...
  • UNCG: Alumni House - Greensboro NC
    The University of North Carolina at Greensboro's Alumni House was constructed as part of a federal Public Works Administration (PWA) project during the 1930s. "The Alumni House was built and furnished for about $155,000, which included a Public Works Administration grant of $31,400. Every dollar received was used to its fullest. The design. The materials. Even the core skeleton of the building." (UNCG.edu)
  • UNCG: Spencer Hall Renovations - Greensboro NC
    The University of North Carolina at Greensboro's Spencer Hall was extensively renovated as part of a federal Public Works Administration (PWA) project during the 1930s. "In 1938 came a thorough-going modernization and improvement ... It was ... the ready availability of the New Deal's Public Works Administration funds that provided the critical stimulus. The changes were, in fact, considerable, at least as to interior details, amenities, and appointments. Not the least of them was the end of the old oaken washstands, with the bowl and pitcher for the morning ablutions with water fetched hither from elsewhere. And scarcely less momentous was...