Inspiration Park – San Francisco CA

Description

‘Embracing less than one half acre. … Excavation of 880 cubic yards soft rock, construction of 37 cubic yards of rubble wall, 6 sets of reinforced concrete steps containing 27 cubic yards, installation of irrigation system of 500 pipe feet, 145 lineal feet of 5 feet chain link fence, building 3,150 square feet of crushed rock walks, spreading of 635 cubic yards of loam and manure, planting 100 trees and shrubs over arch of 8,800 square feet. This improvement provided a restful and inspiring retreat at a site commanding a superior view of San Francisco Bay, principally used by mothers and small children. It’s original condition was very rough, hilly and unusable. the transformation is most striking.’–Healy, pp. 54-55.

Project Details

Federal Cost Local Cost Total Cost Project #'s
15487

Source notes

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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Location Info


Vallejo St. and Taylor St.
San Francisco, CA 94133

Location notes: Vallejo St. and Taylor St.

Coordinates: 37.798400, -122.413000

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