Municipal Stadium – Waco TX

Description

Waco, Texas’s Municipal Stadium was constructed in 1936 as a federal Public Works Administration (PWA) project. The stadium is located at the northwest corner of S. 15th St. and Dutton Ave.

The PWA provided a $39,000 loan and $16,000 grant; the total cost of the project was $58,133. Construction occurred between May and October 1936.

(PWA Docket No. TX 6075)

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 181.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 3, 2014.

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Location Info


S. 15th St. and Dutton Ave.
Waco, TX

Coordinates: 31.541704, -97.131776

One comment on “Municipal Stadium – Waco TX

  1. Eveline Evans

    https://www.newspapers.com/clip/21169050/the_waco_newstribune/
    Clipping from the Waco Tribune Herald 4/19/1935

    Grandstand and bleachers, seating 18000 persons will be constructed of steel and concrete. The grandstand will be roofed with tile. Dressing rooms and other adjuncts will be beneath the grandstand. The field will include a track.

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