Prospect Avenue Improvements – Hackensack NJ

Description

The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) constructed curbs and gutters along Prospect Avenue in Hackensack, New Jersey in 1936. Notably, WPA workers laid 616 feet of curb during one day one day in late August. The agency also paved the street with macasphalt. Work occurred along Prospect Avenue from Essex to Central Ave.

Source notes

"The Dawn," a New Jersey WPA publication; September 1936 issue, page 6. Found at the Jersey City Public Library's New Jersey Room.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 10, 2015.

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Location Info


Prospect Ave.
Hackensack, NJ

Coordinates: 40.886907, -74.056522

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