Davis Central Park – Davis CA

Description

“Construction of Davis’s first public park in 1937 was importantly funded by the WPA. Of the $13,128 total cost, the WPA contributed $8,355, leaving $4,773 for the city.”
– Davis: Radical Changes, Deep Constants

The WPA constructed a public restrooms in the northeast corner of the park. “It was built in 1937 as a WPA project and was the first public restroom in Davis. It is also the only WPA building in the City of Davis, lending it additional historical significance. ”

(daviswiki.org)

Project Details

Federal Cost Local Cost Total Cost Project #'s
8355

Source notes

John Lofland. Davis: Radical Changes, Deep Constants. Arcadia Publishing. 2004: 111.

http://www.yolo.net/ychs/publications/newDeal.html

http://daviswiki.org/WPA_Building

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Location Info


4th Street and B Street
Davis, CA 95616

Location notes:

Coordinates: 38.545400, -121.744510

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