Boardwalk Reconstruction – Bradley Beach NJ

Description

The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) reconstructed the boardwalk in Bradley Beach, New Jersey. The project “called for 800 linear feet of boardwalk, 24 feet wide, between McCabe and Newark Aves., and 800 linear feet, 34 feet wide, between Lareine and Fifth Aves. Beadley Beach contributed $8,249 for material and equipment; the federal government contributed $17,769.

Construction dates: Oct. 1, 1935 to May 29, 1936.

Source notes

"Highlight," a WPA publication, December 1936 issue, page 22-3. Found at the Jersey City Public Library's New Jersey Room.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 13, 2015.

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Location Info


Ocean Avenue Boardwalk
Bradley Beach, NJ

Coordinates: 40.201296, -74.007004

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