The National Archives photo caption for this picture of sewer tunnel work, records the project as a “…tunnel for sanitary sewer – 42 feet under East Lincoln Ave,” in Mount Vernon City, Westchester County, New York.
Interchange Bridge, which carries Cross County Parkway across the Bronx River Parkway at the western border of Mount Vernon, New York (at Yonkers) was constructed during the Great Depression with the aid of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA… read more
The historic (and current) main post office in Mount Vernon, New York was originally constructed in 1915. The building received an extension as part of a New Deal project completed in 1937 with federal Treasury Department funds. Work was overseen… read more
The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) constructed a retaining wall at Memorial Field in Mount Vernon, New York during the 1930s. Recent plans for the renovation of Memorial Field have been fitful. The current status of the retaining wall is… read more