Hylan Avenue Repairs – Staten Island NY

Description

A program of repairs to Hylan Blvd. along a 1.2-mile stretch from Page Avenue to Arthur Kill (Staten Island Sound) was undertaken as a sponsored federal WPA project during the 1930s. The project occurred in the Tottenville neighborhood of Staten Island.

Repairs included “resurfacing the existing pavement (44 ft. wide) … and paving the wings (8 ft. wide each) …; constructing concrete curb on both sides.”

Source notes

National Archives; Record Group 69: Records of the Work Projects Administration; Records of the Project Control Division; microfilm publication T935; roll 41.

National Archives RG 69: Records of the Work Projects Administration [WPA]; Project Files; New York City (E 407); box 684; roll 3642; Official Project No. 65-97-3.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on August 13, 2014.

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Location Info


Hylan Ave.
Staten Island, NY

Coordinates: 40.504732, -74.241973

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