Beach Avenue Improvements – Bronx NY

Description

The federal Work Projects Administration put many men to work starting in 1935 with a Bronx street repair and maintenance project along roads throughout the borough. The streets, many of which in New York City were still unpaved, were surfaced with penetrated macadam. Roads improved included two stretches of Beach Avenue in the Soundview section of the Bronx: (a) between “Bronx River Avenue” and ‘Sound View’ Avenue; and (b) between ‘Sound View’ and Watson Avenues.

Source notes

National Archives RG 69: Records of the Work Projects Administration [WPA]; Project Files; New York City (E 407); box 684; roll 3642; Official Project No. 65-97-14.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on September 4, 2014.

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Location Info


Beach Ave.
Bronx, NY

Coordinates: 40.818645, -73.863291

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