Buena Vista ParkWork Project #1152 Buena Vista Park Buena Vista Park was a morass of undergrowth and muddy soil. The Park has been landscaped, paths rocked and graded with adequate drainage, the walls built of broken and discarded cemetery stone blocks, and it has become one of the favorite small parks of San Francisco. Many letters from private citizens attesting to the new found pleasure they have found since the Works Progress Administration improved this area. United States. Work Projects Administration (Calif.) Works Progress Administration, District no. 7, San Francisco: Construction and Engineering Projects. [San Francisco, Calif.? : s.n. ; 193-?] University of California, Berkeley, Doe/Moffitt Libraries, TA25.S35 U6
'(36 Acres) Work done consisted of rocking 1,500 lineal feet of paths 8 feet wide, surfacing 132,960 square feet of foot paths, resurfacing 22,300 square feet of drives, laying 15, 455 lineal feet of rock gutters, building 6,000 square feet of log retaining walls, 72 rock steps and coping, rubble masonry wall, surfacing 21,600 square feet of tennis courts, erecting 13,590 square feet of standard chain link fence, installing 2,800 lineal feet of pipe irrigation system, grading two small playgrounds, constructing 18,900 square feet of artificial stone sidewalk, spreading 1,000 cubic yards loam, planting shrubs furnished by the Park Commission and reconditioning an existing convenience station. The achievement in this is a fine park, in the center of a densely populated section, from the top of which, as the name implies, an excellent view may be obtained.'–Healy, p. 51.
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Healy, Clyde E. San Francisco Improved: Report of Clyde E. Healy, Assistant City Engineer - City of San Francisco and Coordinator of W.P.A. Projects, Period October 10, 1935 to August 31, 1939. San Francisco : [s.n.]., 1939.
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