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WPA Projects
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On May 6, 1935, Franklin Delano Roosevelt created the Works Progress Administration (WPA) to employ the millions of Americans left unemployed by economic depression. This category is to waymark the projects created by the people employed by the WPA agency.
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Image for North Berkeley Branch Library - Berkeley, Californiaview gallery

SS13.2 km

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WPA ProjectsNorth Berkeley Branch Library - Berkeley, California

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The North Branch Library in the City of Berkeley was funded, in part, by the Federal Works Progress Administration. This City landmark is an attractive Spanish revival style building located on a lush, parklike block.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 6/5/2008

last visited: never

Image for René C. Davidson Alameda County Courthouse - Oakland, CAview gallery

SS22.9 km

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WPA ProjectsRené C. Davidson Alameda County Courthouse - Oakland, CA

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The Alameda County Courthouse was built in 1935. It was a WPA project.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 9/16/2007

last visited: 9/30/2015

Image for Coit Tower WPA murals - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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WPA ProjectsCoit Tower WPA murals - San Francisco, CA

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Murals span the interior walls of Coit Tower. All we painted as WPA projects.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/14/2009

last visited: 11/10/2018

Image for Speaker Towers - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW24.1 km

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WPA ProjectsSpeaker Towers - San Francisco, CA

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The speaker towers were built in the 1930s by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 7/8/2016

last visited: 7/8/2016

Image for Maritime Museum - San Fransisco, CAview gallery

SWSW24.1 km

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WPA ProjectsMaritime Museum - San Fransisco, CA

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The Maritime Museum in Fisherman's Wharf was built by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/3/2016

last visited: 6/3/2016

Image for Northern Approach to Golden Gate Bridge - San Francisco, California, USAview gallery

SWSW24.3 km

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WPA ProjectsNorthern Approach to Golden Gate Bridge - San Francisco, California, USA

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The "Sausalito Lateral Approach" to the Golden Gate Bridge, today named "Alexander Avenue", was build by WPA workers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member netdust

location: California

date approved: 6/19/2015

last visited: 8/30/2017

Image for Bernal Heights Library - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SS30.9 km

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WPA ProjectsBernal Heights Library - San Francisco, CA

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The Bernal Heights library was a WPA project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/16/2011

last visited: never

Image for Church of Christ - Fairfield, CAview gallery

NENE31.5 km

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WPA ProjectsChurch of Christ - Fairfield, CA

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A WPA project in the restoration of the church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/24/2016

last visited: never

Image for South American Tropical Rainforest & Aviary   - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW34.4 km

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WPA ProjectsSouth American Tropical Rainforest & Aviary - San Francisco, CA

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The South American Tropical Rainforest & Aviary at the San Francisco Zoo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/26/2016

last visited: never

Image for Bear Enclosures - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW34.4 km

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WPA ProjectsBear Enclosures - San Francisco, CA

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The bear exhibit at the San Francisco Zoo was by as a WPA project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/26/2016

last visited: never

Image for Terrace Cafe - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW34.4 km

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WPA ProjectsTerrace Cafe - San Francisco, CA

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The Terrace Cafe is a WPA project at the San Francisco Zoo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/26/2016

last visited: never

Image for Old Half Moon Bay Union High School – Half Moon Bay, CAview gallery

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WPA ProjectsOld Half Moon Bay Union High School – Half Moon Bay, CA

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The former high school in Half Moon Bay, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/18/2013

last visited: never

Image for WPA Building - Davis, CAview gallery

NENE77.7 km

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WPA ProjectsWPA Building - Davis, CA

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The only WPA building in Davis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/19/2015

last visited: never

Image for Carved Piece - Santa Clara, CAview gallery

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WPA ProjectsCarved Piece - Santa Clara, CA

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A carved art piece inside the Santa Clara post office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/27/2013

last visited: never

Image for Mission City Memorial Park Indoor Mausoleum - Santa Clara, CAview gallery

SESE80.3 km

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WPA ProjectsMission City Memorial Park Indoor Mausoleum - Santa Clara, CA

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The indoor mausoleum at Mission City Memorial Park was a WPA project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/13/2010

last visited: 7/13/2010

Image for San Jose National Guard Armory - San Jose, CAview gallery

SESE82.1 km

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WPA ProjectsSan Jose National Guard Armory - San Jose, CA

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Armory used to house South Bay national guardsmen. Now it's a memorial to them.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: 8/18/2007

Image for San Jose Post Office - San Jose, CAview gallery

SESE82.4 km

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WPA ProjectsSan Jose Post Office - San Jose, CA

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Old post office in front of the St James Park in San Jose.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: 9/16/2007

Image for San Jose Municipal Stadium - San Jose, CAview gallery

SESE85.1 km

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WPA ProjectsSan Jose Municipal Stadium - San Jose, CA

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San Jose's ballpark was built with a WPA grant.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member shadow101

location: California

date approved: 5/12/2008

last visited: 7/6/2013

Image for Rock Garden - Sacramento, CAview gallery

NENE92.2 km

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WPA ProjectsRock Garden - Sacramento, CA

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The rock garden in Land Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/2/2014

last visited: 6/10/2014

Image for City Water Tank - Sacramento, CA - 1937view gallery

NENE93.2 km

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WPA ProjectsCity Water Tank - Sacramento, CA - 1937

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Located at the intersection of 23rd Street and 12th Avenue near Sacramento City College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fresgo

location: California

date approved: 5/2/2011

last visited: 5/1/2011

Image for Fire Alarm Office – Sacramento CAview gallery

NENE95.9 km

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WPA ProjectsFire Alarm Office – Sacramento CA

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Located in Winn Park, Sacramento, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fresgo

location: California

date approved: 5/31/2014

last visited: 11/2/2018

Image for Theodore Judah  School - Sacramento, CAview gallery

NENE98.2 km

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WPA ProjectsTheodore Judah School - Sacramento, CA

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The Judah School was built by the PWA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/15/2011

last visited: never

Image for Rincom Creek Bridge - San Jose, CAview gallery

SESE98.8 km

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WPA ProjectsRincom Creek Bridge - San Jose, CA

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This is a small two lane bridge over Rincom Creek on Hicks Road in San Jose, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 6/12/2009

last visited: never

Image for Little Creek Bridge - Davenport, California view gallery

SS104.6 km

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WPA ProjectsLittle Creek Bridge - Davenport, California

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Plain concrete bridge across Little Creek

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 12/8/2008

last visited: never

Image for Fair Oaks Community Hallview gallery

NENE115.1 km

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WPA ProjectsFair Oaks Community Hall

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This is a building that has seen the community grow. It was built on a high point as a two-story building. The entrance is upstairs, literally.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 3/16/2012

last visited: never

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