Juanita Craft Park – Dallas TX

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Description

Juanita Jewel Craft Park was originally called Wahoo Park and was purchased by the City of Dallas in1924. A Works Progress Administration (WPA) community building, retaining wall, landscaping, planting, walks and other improvements were executed 1936-38. The park was renamed for civil rights activist, civic leader, and Dallas City Council member Craft in 1974.

Source notes

Dallas City Hall (http://citysecretary2.dallascityhall.com/archives/Exhibits/NewDealDallas/NewDealimages.html), accessed November 2019.

Plaque on wall next to the entrance.

Project originally submitted by Eveline Evans on November 16, 2019.

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Location Info


4500 Spring Ave
Dallas, TX 75210

Location notes: 32.77334, -96.74236

Coordinates: 32.77334, -96.74236

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