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Water Department Office - Rome, New York
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob
N 43° 12.738 W 075° 27.415
18T E 462886 N 4784492
Quick Description: 107 West Liberty Street, Rome
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 7/21/2019 7:27:07 PM
Waymark Code: WM1105X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
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Long Description:
This little Art Deco gem was constructed for the City of Rome Water Department by the Works Projects Administration (the renamed WPA) in 1938-40. The building contained offices and parking (the entrance on the left was originally a garage bay). Its present use is unknown.

The text above is taken from The Living New Deal web site. The text below is taken from the on-site plaque.

WATER DEPARTMENT
OFFICE AND GARAGE
BUILDING
CONSTRUCTED BY
WORK PROJECTS
ADMINISTRATION
1938 - 1940
SPONSORED BY
CITY OF ROME
E. HUNTINGTON ETHRIDGE
MAYOR
WILLIAM J. POWERS, JR.
CORPORATION COUNSEL
STEWART E. TOWNSEND, JR.
COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC WORKS
STEPHEN H. ZINGERLINE
CITY ENGNEER
GEORGE H. JONES
PRESIDENT OF COMMON COUNCIL
LYNN C. BUTTS
CITY TREASURER

Project type: Government building (non-park)

Date built or created: 1940

Location: Downtown Rome

City: Rome

Condition: Good upkeep with a little wear and tear

Website for additional information: [Web Link]

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