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.
"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.
We welcome contributions of additional information on any New Deal project site.SUBMIT MORE INFORMATION OR PHOTOGRAPHS FOR THIS SITE