Project type: Comfort Stations (Restrooms), Parks and Recreation, Tennis Courts
Quality of Information: Moderate
Site Survival: ExtantView Project in a Separate Window
As part of a grant to the Pueblo before it became the City of Los Angeles, Elysian Park is the oldest and second largest park in Los Angeles at 600 acres. A section of the park Montecillo De Leo Politi is a limited use area available by reservation. In 1936, the WPA constructed two tennis courts and two comfort stations there. Under project number 9907, it was sponsored by the City of Los Angeles, the cost was $211,942, and provided 358 men on average per month with employment for 9 months.
Annual report of the Los Angeles Board of Park Commissioners 1936 - 1937 Connolly, Donald H. and G. I. Farman. Report of Accomplishment of the Operations Division. Works Progress Administration, Southern California. January 1, 1939.
Project originally submitted by Andrew Laverdiere on January 9, 2016.
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