• Newark State School Road Improvements - Newark NY
    In the 1930s, the federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) applied blacktop covering to a road at Newark State School. The school was part of the Department of Mental Hygiene. Today most of the school's buildings have been abandoned. The Living New Deal does not know the present status of the road.    
  • Post Office Extension - Newark NY
    The historic post office in Newark, New York "was designed and built in 1911–1913 and is one of a number of post offices in New York State designed by the Office of the Supervising Architect of the Treasury Department, James Knox Taylor. The original, main block is a 1-story, five-by-three-bay building clad in stucco and executed in the Classical Revival style. The large rear wing was added to the building in 1938–1939." The late 1930s New Deal extension was funded by the federal Treasury Department. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989, the building is still in use today.
  • Stony Brook Park Foot Bridge - Newark NY
    The Works Progress Administration built a foot bridge between 1937 and 1938 in Stony Brook Park in Newark NY.
  • West Union Street Improvements - Newark NY
    Thirty men working for the federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) worked to improve West Union Street in Newark, New York, a road which had been previously described by a local newspaper as a "dangerous and hardly passable unimproved road."