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With the WPA working a twelve-hour shift to complete driving of piles on the city hall project within the next fifteen to twenty days, workmen are preparing forms for the foundation concrete. This picture, taken from the fifth floor of the Parkā€¦

Today...the same location is minus the bridge. A lower bridge across the old street car cut has been built and removed. In WPA days the deep cut was filled, banks sloped, and landscaped, and just last year paving was laid through the drive.

Today...Council Bluffs City Hall, built in 1940, now occupies the same site. Changed very little in the last 14 years, the building was built by the Works Progress Administration at a cost of slightly over $300,000.
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