• City Hall and Fire Station - Weatherford TX
    Building is a fine representation of the Moderne style most frequently used in public building projects of the 1930s. (NRHP Nomination Form) The construction of this city hall created many jobs for the unemployed in Weatherford during the hard times of the Great Depression. Weatherford citizens passed a bond election to provide funds for a new city hall and fire station in 1933, and construction began immediately on this structure, built on land designated early in the century for city hall and fire department use. Dedication ceremonies for the new facility were held on January 16, 1934. The art deco brick...
  • Public Market - Weatherford TX
    This public market structure was built with Works Progress Administration funds in order to relieve traffic congestion around the courthouse square where the farmer's market had been held. "The new market is entirely fireproof, constructed of heavy pipe welded in position with corrugated metal roof and tile stucco front...floor is concrete, the building is open on all sides, and roll awnings give sun protection" (Weatherford builds a $13,000 public market place, 1940, p. 7).  
  • William Travis Education Center - Weatherford TX
    This handsome brick building was originally the William Travis Elementary School. It was constructed by the PWA in 1936. It is now the William Travis Student & Family Education Center.
  • WPA Sidewalk - Weatherford TX
    The curb and gutter in front of the PWA former William Travis Elementary School still have a WPA concrete stamp.
  • WPA Sidewalk: Former Power Plant - Weatherford TX
    A Works Progress Administration (WPA) allotment of $118,232 was approved in July 1939 for street improvements and additional sidewalks and gutter construction. A large sidewalk was constructed to access the Weatherford Municipal Power and Light plant, completed in 1940. The city had applied for PWA funding to construct the new electric plant, however, the plant was not approved due to lack of funds for a high number of projects submitted by Texas. The city constructed the new plant with revenue bond funds. The sidewalks leading to the building were stamped with Works Progress Administration. Both the sidewalks and the former...