Road Reconstruction: 8th Ave. at 42nd St. – New York NY

Description

Historic imagery shows that the Works Progress Administration (WPA) dug up and rebuilt 8th Ave. around 42nd St., in Manhattan, in 1936.

Source notes

The New York Times: "Boondoggle That Helped 38 Million People," May 2, 1965 (pg. 37)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 23, 2018.

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Location Info


8th Ave. and 42nd St.
New York, NY

Coordinates: 40.757227, -73.989793

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