“The Works Progress Administration, an agency of the Federal Government, adopted as one of its projects the improvement of Hanes Park, which is a public park and playground owned by the city of Winston-Salem. Within the park is located an elementary school, the high school gymnasium, baseball diamond, a football field, a race track, bridges and walks, and other park improvements. It is used to a large extent as a playground connected with the elementary school and the Richard J. Reynolds High School. The W. P. A. project provided for improvements to the tennis courts and race track, three bridges, the planting of shrubbery, improvements to the football and baseball fields, improvement of about two miles of walks and paths, the terracing and improvement of a small creek and other open drains and the raising of the level of some of the land.”
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on August 3, 2016.
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