Bloomingdale Playground Improvements – Washington DC

Description

The Federal Emergency Relief Administration and the Civil Works Administration completed improvements at the Bloomingdale Playground in Washington DC, between 1933 and 1934.

The work consisted of the following improvements: “Graded, completed drainage and water service system; fencing and 3-story recreation building 25 percent complete.”

Source notes

Report of the Government of the District of Columbia, For the Year Ended June 30, 1934, Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1935, p. 86.

Relief Funds Sought For Playgrounds Here,” Evening Star, April 19, 1933, p. A-7 (accessed September 1, 2020).

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on September 1, 2020.

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Location Info


1st and Channing streets, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Coordinates: 38.922393, -77.012327

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