Davis Avenue Community Center – Mobile AL

Description

The Works Progress Administration constructed Mobile’s Davis Avenue Community Center. The center opened in 1936 and it included facilities such as tennis courts and a pool. Today, the facility is known as the Davis Avenue Recreation Center. The center holds historical significance for the African American history in Mobile and it was added to the National Register of Historic Places on June 27, 2011.

Source notes

Alabama Historical Commission, (https://web.archive.org/web/20111010132448/http://preserveala.org/pdfs/NR/PressReleases/DAVIS.AVE.REC.CENTER.MOBILE.pdf), accessed November 13, 2017.

National Archives Record Group 69-N

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on November 14, 2017.

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Location Info


1361 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Mobile, AL 36603

Coordinates: 30.700004, -88.065975

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