Young Street, Pennsylvania Avenue, and Fairlawn Avenue Sewer Installation – Washington DC

In 1940, the WPA installed sewer facilities on Young St., Pennsylvania Ave., and Fairlawn Ave. in the district’s southeast quadrant. Location is unclear, but the sewers installed likely connect to the outfall sewer visible just downstream of the Anacostia Recreation… read more

Watts Branch Streambed Improvements – Washington DC

Work: A Journal of Progress detailed work that the CWA performed on the Watts Branch of the Anacostia River in 1933-34: “lowering the stream bed in some sections, straightening out bends and clearing away debris to increase the rapidity of the… read more

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