Moore Recreation Center – Pittsburgh PA

Description

The Moore Recreation Center, including a swimming pool, bath house, and possibly a playground, were constructed in 1939-40 as a New Deal project: the Public Works Administration (PWA) provided a $124,700 grant for project, whose total cost was $272,577. “The grand opening of the swimming pool was held on August 9, 1940.”

A plaque marks the bathhouse as a PWA project.

PWA Docket No. PA 2208-F

Source notes

National Archives: Record Group 135: Public Works Administration; Projects Control Division; Entry 52: Indices to Non-Federal Projects; Report No. 5: Status of All Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, page 38.

http://www.brooklineconnection.com/history/Gallery/Moore39.html (accessed Mar. 2018)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 16, 2018.

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Location Info


Moore Park
Pittsburgh, PA

Coordinates: 40.405564, -80.013531

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