Beach 87th Street Sewer – Far Rockaway NY

Description

The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) constructed a 1,345-foot-long sewer line along Beach 87th Street in Far Rockaway, New York, from a road then known as Bruce Place to Jamaica Bay. Work began in May 1939.

Source notes

"Break Ground For New Storm Sewer In Hammel Site Today;" The Wave, Rockaway Beach, NY, May 18, 1939.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 26, 2015.

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Location Info


Beach 87th St.
Far Rockaway, NY

Coordinates: 40.589863, -73.812405

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