Cascadilla Creek retaining walls built by WPA - Ithaca NYNational Archives and Records Administration, Negative 19479-C
Project type: Flood and Erosion Control, Infrastructure and Utilities
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The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) constructed retaining walls along Cascadilla Creek in Ithaca, New York during the 1930s.
The channelized creek lies between North and South Cascadilla Avenue, and the historic photograph shown here was likely taken somewhere between Cayuga and Tioga Streets.
The walls are still in good shape, working to control flooding along the creek.
National Archives and Records Administration, Negative 19479-C
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