Central High School was built in 1931. The Works Progress Administration (WPA) added a “school room equipment.” The WPA cost was $3,085.66. The WPA also did work on the football field and grounds improvements. The WPA cost was $4,750.76.
The Civil Works Administration (CWA) conducted an improvement project at Knoxville National Cemetery, providing work for about 35 laborers.
The bridge was built by the Works Progress Administration. It was demolished at an unknown date and replaced with a pedestrian bridge.
McGhee Tyson Airport was constructed by the Works Progress Administration, a New Deal program. Tennessee Encyclopedia: “Some of Tennessee’s largest WPA projects reflected the arrival of the age of flight. WPA workers … built major airports in Memphis, Chattanooga, Knoxville,… read more
The Sprankle Building (also known by later names of The Pembroke and The Daylight Building) is now a 38- (formally 40) unit condominium in the adaptive reused building. Built in 1927, this building housed the initial offices of the Tennessee… read more
A waterworks-improvement construction project in Knoxville, Tennessee was undertaken with the aid of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA supplied a $90,000 grant toward the $152,209 eventual total cost of the project. Work occurred between October 1938 and… read more