Project type: Education and Health, Parks and Recreation, Stadiums
Quality of Information: Moderate
Site Survival: ExtantView Project in a Separate Window
“A sports stadium was constructed at the Norfolk Division in 1936. The stadium cost approximately $300,000; money was appropriated through municipal funds and from the Virginia Emergency Relief Administration and the Works Progress Administration (WPA).
During the summers, the stadium and a swimming pool in the Administration Building were used as a temporary summer camp for approximately 125 Norfolk boys and girls.
…The stadium continues to serve as a home to ODU’s field hockey and lacrosse teams.” (https://www.lib.odu.edu)
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