The PRRA built rural schools across the Island through its Program of School Construction. Between 1937 and 1938, “The Federal government authorized the expenditure of $3,000,000 by the Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration for school buildings. Of the original grant, $1,000,000… read more
The Puerto Rico Emergency Relief Administration carried out repair and maintenance work in Barrio Guatemala in San Sebastian.
The Civil Works Administration and the Puerto Rico Emergency Relief Administration carried out repair and maintenance work on Barrio Higuillales Road in Naranjito.
“Located between the low hills and marshy bay shore of Guaynabo,” what was known as the Cataño cement plant by government sources was constructed with federal funds administered through the Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration (PRRA), a New Deal agency. Completed… read more
The Puerto Rico Emergency Relief Administration (with funds from the Federal Emergency Relief Administration) carried out new road construction connecting Cavanillas to Santa Cruz Rd. in Carolina.
Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration (PRRA) work relief division efforts included “an athletic field and recreation park [built] to mark the site where Columbus landed in 1493” in Aguadilla, ca. 1937. Known as Colón Park, the area lies just inside Municipio… read more
Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration (PRRA) work relief division efforts included the reconstruction of an 1893 monument commemorating the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s landing, at the site where he landed in 1493. The PRRA made improvements to what is now… read more
The CWA carried out street improvement work in Convalecencia Town Square, Río Piedras.
Dos Bocas Dam, a hydroelectric generation facility, was constructed as part of a large rural electrification plan undertaken by the Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration, a New Deal agency. Construction began in 1937 and was completed in 1942. The plant is located… read more