Monroe Playground Improvements – Washington DC

Description

The Civil Works Administration (CWA), the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA), and the Works Progress Administration funded improvements at the Monroe Playground in Washington DC in 1934-1935.

The work consisted of the following improvements:

“Graded, moved and remodeled shelter-house, relocated equipment.” (Report of the Government of the District of Columbia 1935)

FERA, 1934-1935, “Retaining wall 72 feet long.” (Report of the Government of the District of Columbia 1936)

WPA, 1937-1938, “Additional fencing; reconstruction of toilets.” (Report of the Government of the District of Columbia 1938)

Source notes

Report of the Government of the District of Columbia, For the Year Ended June 30, 1934, Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1935, p. 86.

Report of the Government of the District of Columbia, For the Year Ended June 30, 1935, Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1936, p. 116.

Report of the Government of the District of Columbia, For the Year Ended June 30, 1938, Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1938, p. 179.

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on November 16, 2021.

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Location Info


11th and Monroe St. NW
Washington, DC

Location notes: General location marker.

Coordinates: 38.9328, -77.0288

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