Jamaica Avenue Paving – Jamaica NY

Description

The paving of the 3.5-mile stretch of Jamaica Avenue between 168th St. and 225th St. in Jamaica, Queens was first undertaken as a nearly-half-million-dollar WPA project during the 1930s.

WPA Official Project No. 65-97-11.

Source notes

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

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on August 12, 2014.

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Location Info


Jamaica Ave.
Jamaica, NY

Coordinates: 40.713282, -73.764337

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