Duffield St. Public Bath Improvements (demolished) – Brooklyn NY

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Description

The federal Works Progress Administration undertook a $93,900 project starting in 1935 to modernize and otherwise improve several public (now-former) bath facilities in Brooklyn, NY. The public baths at 42 Duffield Street were constructed in 1905; the building has since been demolished.

The facilities identified as part of the WPA project were:

  • 209 Wilson Ave.
  • Municipal Baths, Coney Island
  • Duffield Street
  • Hicks Street
  • Pitkin Ave.
  • Huron St.
  • Montrose Ave.

Source notes

National Archives RG 69: Records of the Work Projects Administration [WPA]; Project Files; New York City (E 407); box 684; roll 3643; Official Project No. 65-97-40.

http://brooklynrelics.blogspot.com/2013/12/public-bath-on-huron-street-greenpoint.html

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on September 9, 2014.

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Location Info


42 Duffield St.
Brooklyn, NY

Coordinates: 40.6971306, -73.9842097

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