Revere Beach Reservation Development – Revere MA

Description

Description of a project undertaken by the W.P.A.:

1937 MDC annual report:
“Revere Beach Reservation; to rebuild two concrete truck and ambulance ramps to the beach; to build 700 linear feet of 4-foot high concrete sea wall near the North Circle; and to build 576 linear feet of 7-foot high concrete sea wall and concrete-over terraced steps to form a ramp at the shelter in front of the bath house.”

1938 report:
“Revere Beach Reservation and Parkway, Revere; work was begun on the completion of 1937 work at Revere Beach; the construction of 4,000 linear feet of new seawall near Northern Circle and the construction of a bituminous concrete walk, installation of granite curbing, grading and seeding of planting space and incidental work along Revere Beach Parkway between Winthrop Avenue and Broadway.”

Source notes

"Annual report of the Metropolitan District Commission," by Massachusetts Metropolitan District Commission (1937 volume; pg. 21)

"Annual report of the Metropolitan District Commission," by Massachusetts Metropolitan District Commission (1938 volume; pg. 20)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 12, 2018.

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Location Info


Revere Beach Rd.
Revere, MA

Coordinates: 42.420226, -70.985881

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