Misc Virginia PWA Projects

The New Deal Public Works Administration was active from 1933 to 1942, financing thousands of significant construction projects. The complete list for the state of Virgina can be seen here. The massive 1939 book Public Buildings, A Survey of Architecture of Projects Constructed by Federal and Other Governmental Bodies between the Years 1933 and 1939 with the Assistance of the Public Works Administration by C.W. Short and R. Stanley Brown (US Government Printing Office, 1939), covers about 650 PWA projects all over the country through 1939: dams, powerhouses, roads, bridges, post offices, schools, colleges, and on and on. This page shows the projects in the state of Virginia that are featured in the book, which were chosen by its authors for their architectural or engineering significance.
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