Sunset Park Playground – San Francisco CA

Description

"In 1937, the three-acre site at 29th Avenue and Lawton Street was bought for $50,676 and began as a playground. Built by the Recreation Department and the W.P.A. (Works Progress Administration), Sunset Playground opened in 1940 with a small field house, volleyball, basketball and tennis courts."
– http://www.parkscan.org/parks?parkId=60

Like Lombard and Mountain Lake. Graded a rough wooded lot to allow for lawns, 4 tennis courts and area for mothers and small children.–Healy, p. 56.

Project Details

Federal Cost Local Cost Total Cost Project #'s
66109

Source notes

Healy, Clyde E. San Francisco Improved: Report of Clyde E. Healy, Assistant City Engineer - City of San Francisco and Coordinator of W.P.A. Projects, Period October 10, 1935 to August 31, 1939. San Francisco : [s.n.]., 1939.

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Location Info


2201 Lawton
San Francisco, CA 94122

Location notes: 28th Ave. and Lawton

Coordinates: 37.757200, -122.487000

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