South Park Improvements – South Park Township PA

Description

Among the 26 WPA projects in Allegheny County approved in Sept. 1935 were two allocations for improvements to South Park, which lies about 10 miles south of downtown Pittsburgh.

The allocations were approved for “construction of a grandstand,” for which the Federal government allocated $40,057 and local sponsors supplied $39,981; and “construction of picnic tables, shelters, and ovens,” for which the Federal government allocated $26,118 and local sponsors supplied $18,604.

Source notes

"Allot $454,015 For WPA Jobs in This Area"; Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Sept. 7, 1935 (page 5)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on June 1, 2014.

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Location Info


South Park Township, PA

Coordinates: 40.316834, -80.006314

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