Marine Hospital Grounds – San Francisco CA

Description

The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) worked to develop the grounds at San Francisco’s Marine Hospital. Work summary:

Widen the lawn around Building No. 9 to a 20 foot width, with a 2 to 1 slope. Excavate for and construct approximately 360 lineal feet of reinforced concrete retaining wall. Spade, loam, fertilize 60,000 square feet of lawn.–Mooser, p. 85.

Source notes

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


Wedemeyer St. and Hays St.
San Francisco, CA 94129

Location notes:

Coordinates: 37.788586, -122.475527

2 comments on “Marine Hospital Grounds – San Francisco CA

  1. Michelle pasternack

    My father was a physician at marine hospital San Francisco 1940. Where could I find the record of the hospital library mural?mthank you michelle

    • Gabriel Milner

      You may have to contact the hospital directly for this info.

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