Idlewood Pool – Reno NV

Description

The PWA constructed a swimming pool at Idlewild Park in Reno in 1937.

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http://www.newsreview.com/reno/how-the-new-deal-built/content?oid=664643

http://contentdm.library.unr.edu/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/spphotos&CISOPTR=1416&CISOBOX=1&REC=1

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Location Info


1805 Idlewild Drive
Reno, NV 89509

Coordinates: 39.51994179143638, -119.83313072513124

One comment on “Idlewood Pool – Reno NV

  1. Andrew Laverdiere

    “Construction of a municipal swimming pool is under way, with work scheduled for completion in May. This project consists of a large 50×150 foot pool and a smaller unit 50×50 feet., with bathhouse facilities and equipment for recirculating and purifying the water completely every eight hours.

    This contract of $84,598 is being carried out by J. C. Dillard of Reno. PWA financing of $36,818 was used on the project. These programs have been carried out under the general direction of Charles L. Hill, city engineer of Reno. The swimming pool project was designed by Edward C. Frisch, assistant city engineer.”

    Western Construction News 1937

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