The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) worked on a project that involved “cutting embankment on upland at 54th St. Newark Bay, cleaning beach and reconstruction of 3 life-saving stations.” Richard A. Rutkowski Park is still in use today.
Financial and Administrative Survey of Bayonne, 1940, Vol. 2.; Table 62 (page 421). Found at the Bayonne Public Library: Reference Room.
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 5, 2015.
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