Pitkin Ave. Public Bath (former) Improvements – Brooklyn NY

Project type: Civic Facilities, Bathhouses
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Description

The federal Works Progress Administration undertook a $93,900 project starting in 1935 to modernize and otherwise improve several public (now-former) bath facilities in Brooklyn, NY. The public baths at 1752 Pitkin Ave. were constructed in 1903; the baths closed in 1949 and the building is privately owned.

The facilities identified as part of the WPA project were:

  • 209 Wilson Ave.
  • Municipal Baths, Coney Island
  • Duffield Street
  • Hicks Street
  • Pitkin Ave.
  • Huron St.
  • Montrose Ave.

Source notes

National Archives RG 69: Records of the Work Projects Administration [WPA]; Project Files; New York City (E 407); box 684; roll 3643; Official Project No. 65-97-40.
http://brooklynrelics.blogspot.com/2013/12/public-bath-on-huron-street-greenpoint.html

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on September 9, 2014.

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Location Info


1752 Pitkin Ave.
Brooklyn, NY

Coordinates: 40.669802, -73.908256

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