• Municipal Bathhouse and Pool (former) - Viroqua WI
    This historic stone bathhouse was built, along with a municipal swimming pool, for the community of Viroqua, Wisconsin. It was a New Deal project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and its relief workers. The pool was removed in 2014-15, but the building remains and has been marked as a local historic site. The building is owned by the city, which is threatening to sell it – a decision that is opposed by many in the community (2022).  The Viroqua Historic Preservation Commission with the approval of the City of Viroqua has formed a WPA Building Task Force to raise money to renovate...
  • Post Office - Viroqua WI
    The historic post office in Viroqua, Wisconsin was constructed in 1939 with Treasury Department funds. The building, which houses an example of New Deal artwork, is still in service.
  • Post Office Mural - Viroqua WI
    The historic Viroqua post office houses an example of New Deal artwork: an oil-on-canvas mural by Forrest Flower, entitled "War Party." The work, commissioned by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts, was completed in 1942.