Bronx New Deal - Photo #559 - City Island Firehouse

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Photo:  Frank da Cruz, 19 July 2018.
New York City fire company Engine 70 Hook & Ladder 53 firehouse plaque, City Island, the Bronx.. In all the years I've been photographing New Deal sites, this is the FIRST WPA PLAQUE I have ever seen in New York City. It says:

CITY OF NEW YORK
F. H. LA GUARDIA
MAYOR

FIRE DEPARTMENT
JOHN J. McELLIGOTT
FIRE CHIEF & COMMISSIONER

DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION
UNDER THE SUPOERVSION OF THE
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
IRVING V. A. HUIE
COMMISSIONER

ERECTED BY
WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
1939

The New Deal in NYC 1932-1943 | Frank da Cruz | fdc@columbia.edu