Ala Moana Park, Roosevelt Portals – Honolulu HI

Description

This shore-side park was constructed with CWA and FERA funds. From a Department of Land and Natural Resources calendar: “The moderne style, FERA funded Ala Moana Park East Entry Gateway (1934), designed by Harry Sims Bent, was officially named the Roosevelt Portals, as President Franklin D. Roosevelt traveled to Hawai’I to formally dedicate and open Ala Moana Park on July 27, 1934.”

 

Source notes

Calendar: "Federal Works Projects in Hawai'I: State of Hawai'I: Department of Land and Natural Resources: Protecting Our Past: 2011"

Weyeneth, Robert, 1987, Ala Moana: The People's Park, Prepared for the Department of Parks and Recreation. 

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Location Info


1201 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96814

Coordinates: 21.2910726, -157.8514149

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