Bleecker Stadium – Albany NY

Description

The Federal Writers’ Project’s guide to New York State explained:
“Bleecker Stadium, Clinton Ave. between Swinburne Park and Ontario St., with a field house of Georgian Colonial design, was built by the WPA. It seats 10,000 and has two baseball fields, a football field, a quarter-mile track, jumping and vaulting pits, and tennis courts.”

“The stadium opened on Thanksgiving Day 1934. The clubhouse was built in 1940 under the Works Progress Administration…”   (wikipedia.org)

Source notes

New York: A Guide to the Empire State by the Federal Writers' Project (p. 194)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bleecker_Stadium

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on April 17, 2014.

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Location Info


Clinton Ave.
Albany, NY The stadium opened on Thanksgiving Day 1934. The clubhouse was built in 1940 under the Works Progress Administration

Coordinates: 42.669230, -73.775545

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