• Post Office - Troy NY
    The historic post office building in Tonawanda, New York was constructed with federal Treasury Department funds in 1936-8. The building, which houses New Deal artwork, is still in use today.
  • Post Office Murals - Troy NY
    The post office contains two Section of Fine Arts murals painted by Waldo Peirce in 1939. The murals are entitled "Rip Van Winkle" and "Legends of the Hudson."
  • Reservoir - Troy NY
    The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) constructed a reservoir for the City of Troy in New York during the Great Depression. More information is needed to determine the current status and location of the reservoir.  
  • Spring Avenue Parkland - Troy NY
    The federal Civil Works Administration (CWA) worked to construct and improve public park lands along Spring Avenue in southeast Troy, New York, during the Great Depression. The Troy Times wrote: "Work was started today on the CWA project for the beautification of Barker Parkway, which includes strips of land along Spring Avenue. Approximately 40 workers will be engaged at first in grading and filling in the land and later three residences on the property will be removed and the property landscaped and improved. The land was acquired by the late Mrs. Stephen Barker and deeded to the city in 1919 for the purpose of...