South Park Water Tank - Buffalo NYOne of five water tanks constructed by PWA and WPA in South Park
South Park and the nearby Cazenovia Park in Buffalo were designed by Frederick Law Olmsted in the late 19th century. The caption to the Works Progress Administration (WPA) photo pictured here lists this water tank as one of five water tanks built by the Public Works Administration (PWA) in South Park during the Great Depression. It notes that while the PWA built the water tank structure, the WPA laid the foundations for the steel work “…and put in water lines.”
More information is needed to determine the present status and exact location of this water tank.
National Archives and Records Administration, Negative 7694-D
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