Boardwalk Improvements – Atlantic City NJ

Description

The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) worked to improve the boardwalk in in Atlantic City ca. 1935-6. The project included the installation of new decking. The improvements helped the boardwalk to withstand the Cape Hatteras hurricane of 1936.

Source notes

"The Dawn," a New Jersey WPA publication; October 1936 issue, page 14. Found at the Jersey City Public Library's New Jersey Room.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 12, 2015.

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Location Info


Atlantic City, NJ

Location notes: General location marker for Atlantic City

Coordinates: 39.357339, -74.423822

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