Golden Gate Park Horseshoe PitsWork Project #1688 Horse Shoe Courts Fourteen Horse Shoe Courts in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco built to conform with competition standards are popular with both older and younger men and the gallery seats are usually full. The Courts themseves, the surrounding rock walls and nearby restrooms were all built by Works Progress Administration project workers. United States. Work Projects Administration (Calif.) Works Progress Administration, District no. 7, San Francisco: Construction and Engineering Projects. [San Francisco, Calif.? : s.n. ; 193-?] University of California, Berkeley, Doe/Moffitt Libraries, TA25.S35 U6
Work consisted of excavation and building masonry rubble walls, 3,000 feet of red rock paths, 600 lineal feet of sewer, a standard convenience station and general renovation of an existing court surrounded by walls of natural floral beauty. This improvement is much appreciated by those who have enjoyed the popular spot for many years in Golden Gate Park. It is suitable for tournaments and competing groups.–Healy, p. 53.
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Healy, Clyde E. San Francisco Improved: Report of Clyde E. Healy, Assistant City Engineer - City of San Francisco and Coordinator of W.P.A. Projects, Period October 10, 1935 to August 31, 1939. San Francisco : [s.n.]., 1939. United States. Work Projects Administration (Calif.) Report on Progress of the Works Program in San Francisco. January, 1938. Works Progress Administration / William Mooser, Jr., branch manager. [San Francisco? 1938]
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