High School (former) Improvements – Arlington WA

Description

“Work is expected to start November 29th [1937] for the improvement of the grounds and the construction of tennis courts, grandstnnd and other recreational appurtenances for the Arlington High School, Arlington, Snohomish County …

[I]t was stated that this would be the only tennis court in the town and that over 600 enthusiastic citizens would be benefited.

The WPA allotment for labor on the project amounts to $6,598 to which the School Board contributed $3,351.20 for equipment and material. Fifteen men will be employed some eight months to complete the work in time for the tennis season next year.”

Source notes

WPA Press Release [#332], Nov. 24, 1937, [page 33]:
http://www.sos.wa.gov/legacy/images/publications/SL_wpawapressrelease_no301to400/SL_wpawapressrelease_no301to400.pdf

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on October 26, 2014.

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Location Info


S. French Ave.
Arlington, WA

Coordinates: 48.191330, -122.122248

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