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  • Wyandotte County Lake Park: Roadway - Kansas City KS
    The circumferential road encompassing Wyandotte County Lake was surfaced by the Works Progress Administration (WPA). The historic road surface is no longer visible.
  • Wyandotte County Lake Park: Boathouse - Kansas City KS
    Wyandotte County Lake Park's rustic boathouse is one of numerous Works Progress Administration (WPA) structures constructed in the park. The building features "architectural flourishes" such as the distinctive lamps.
  • Wyandotte County Lake Park: North Entrance Lodge (ruins) - Kansas City KS
    The North Entrance Lodge of Wyandotte County Lake Park was one of numerous Works Progress Administration (WPA) structures constructed in the park. The National Parks Rustic-style building was designed to complement its natural surroundings. However, the building "has deteriorated to the point of ruins." It can still be found along the entrance road off N 93rd Street.
  • Wyandotte County Lake Park: Outlet Tower - Kansas City KS
    The outlet tower associated with the Wyandotte County Lake dam is one of numerous Works Progress Administration (WPA) structures constructed in the park. Dave McDermott writes: "In contract to the other original park buildings, the tower is built of smooth concrete, in an efficient, modernist style, with none of the rustic attributes seen elsewhere in the park."
  • Wyandotte County Lake Dam - Kansas City KS
    The massive dam that impounds Wyandotte County Lake was constructed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA). "The construction of the Wyandotte County Lake (Marshall Creek) Dam began as a WPA project in 1936. On September 19,1937, with the project 90% completed, the dam collapsed. After re-engineering the dam was rebuilt ..." Facts and Figures (from county website): The dam is rolled earth core with hydraulic fill sand shell. The length of the dam is 1700 feet. Base width is 1000 feet. Crest width is 30 feet. The original depth after construction was 84 feet by the dam. Spillway length is 279 feet...
  • Wyandotte County Lake Park: Shelter 11 Gazebo - Kansas City KS
    The polygonal gazebo / overlook shelter located near Shelter 11 at Wyandotte County Lake Park’s is one of numerous Works Progress Administration (WPA) structures constructed in the park. It is also known as the East Lookout Shelter.
  • Wyandotte County Lake Park: Boy Scout Camp Gazebo - Kansas City KS
    The polygonal gazebo / overlook shelter at the Boy Scout Camp in Wyandotte County Lake Park’s is one of numerous Works Progress Administration (WPA) structures constructed in the park. Currently only the base stonework of the structure remains.
  • Wyandotte County Lake Park: Shelter 9 - Kansas City KS
    Wyandotte County Lake Park’s Shelter 9 is one of numerous Works Progress Administration (WPA) structures constructed in the park. The structure features a stone fireplace.
  • Wyandotte County Lake Park: Shelter 7 - Kansas City KS
    Wyandotte County Lake Park's gorgeous stone Shelter 7 is one of numerous Works Progress Administration (WPA) structures constructed in the park. "Shelter 7 ... designed with stone bases and battered stone walls. This creates the visual effect of a structure that is anchored to its natural setting and that seems to almost have grown from it."
  • Wyandotte County Lake Park: Shelter 3 - Kansas City KS
    Wyandotte County Lake Park's Shelter 3 is one of numerous Works Progress Administration (WPA) structures constructed in the park. The structure features a stone fireplace.
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