North Carolina State University: Reynolds Coliseum – Raleigh NC

In 1942 the Work Progress Administration began construction for a building to serve as an armory, athletics coliseum, and student assembly hall. Only the skeleton was constructed during World War II; materials shortages caused by the war halted progress. After… read more

North Carolina State University: Riddick Stadium (demolished) Improvements – Raleigh NC

In 1933, North Carolina State College developed plans for new concrete stands to seat about 16,000 spectators at the existing Riddick Stadium on campus. That same year funding from the Reconstruction Finance Corporation allowed construction of several sections of concrete… read more

North Carolina State University: West Barn, East Barn, and Milking Parlor – Raleigh NC

The Public Works Administration funded the construction of the West Barn, East Barn, and Milking Parlor at the North Carolina State University in Raleigh NC. Construction of a dairy plant complex comprising barns, managers residence, and other buildings, on a… read more

William B. Umstead State Park – Raleigh NC

William B. Umstead State Park

“In 1934, under the Resettlement Administration, federal and state agencies united to buy 5,000 acres of this submarginal land to develop a recreation area. The Civilian Conservation Corps, as well as the Works Progress Administration, helped construct the site while… read more