Wyandotte County Lake Park: Lake House – Kansas City KS

Wyandotte County Lake Park’s historic lake house (and associated buildings, including a stable) is among the numerous Works Progress Administration (WPA) structures constructed in the park. While reputedly still extant, the location of the lake house facility is unknown to… read more

Wyandotte County Lake Park – Kansas City KS

Wyandotte County Lake

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) created Wyandotte County Lake by constructing the dam that impounds the lake. The surrounding park received numerous WPA-constructed buildings. Work lasted several years, from 1936 to 1942. Located in the Missouri basin, the dam was… read more

Wyandotte County Lake Park: Davis Hall – Kansas City KS

Davis Hall, Wyandotte County Lake Park

Wyandotte County Lake Park’s James P. Davis is one of numerous Works Progress Administration (WPA) structures constructed in the park. The structure was designed to complement its natural surroundings while resembling “lodges from the western national parks.”