Timpanogos Cave National Monument: Improvements – Mount Timpanogos UT

Entrance sign, Timpanogos Cave NM - Mt Timpanogos UT

Timpanogos Cave was designated a national monument on October 14, 1922 and was initially developed and maintained by the U.S. Forest Service.  The National Park Service took over from the Forest Service in 1933 as part of the Roosevelt Administration’s… read more

Timpanogos Cave National Monument: Stone Bridge and River Walls – Mount Timpanogos UT

Stone bridge leading to Superintendent's residence, Timpanogos Cave NM - Mt Timpanogos UT

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) joined the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in making improvements to Timpanogos Cave National Monument in the 1930s. They worked under the supervision of the National Park Service (NPS). A notable contribution of the WPA was… read more

Timpanogos Cave National Monument: Superintendent’s Residence – Mount Timpanogos UT

Superintendent's residence, Timpanogos Cave NM - Mt Timpanogos UT

Timpanogos Cave National Monument was improved by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and Works Progress Administration (WPA) during the New Deal.   One such project was the Superintendent’s residence, built by WPA workers with additional funds from the Timpanogos Cave… read more

University of Utah – Salt Lake City UT

Multiple building construction projects were undertaken at the University of Utah during the Great Depression. The old library (now Crocker Science Center) and Einar Nielsen Fieldhouse are both Public Works Administration (PWA) projects that are still in use. Carlson Hall,… read more

VA Hospital (former) Landscaping – Salt Lake City UT

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) conducted landscaping work at the now-former VA Hospital, located northeast of the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. The property, now a luxury condo complex, is now privately owned. Its location has been described… read more