Misc Virginia PWA Projects - Photo #6
Passenger Building (with wharf) and Freight Shed, Colonial Historical Park,
Yorktown Virginia. “The Colonial National Historical Park, carried
out by the National Park Service, embraces Yorktown, Jamestown, and
Williamsburg. The passenger building, freight shed, and wharf at Yorktown
were required to care for the traffic by water and have been designed in the
style of similar buildings of the Colonial period. The passenger building
is frame construction and the freight shed is brick. The wharf is concrete
and was completed in January 1936 at a cost of $55,758.33.”
C.W., and R. Stanley Brown, 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, United States Government Printing Office, Washington
(1939), page 145.
Photos from C.W. Short, U.S. Federal Works Agency Public Buildings (1939).