In 1936, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) completed a paving project at the intersection of 42nd and Warren Streets NW. The intersection is characterized by a gracious, curving triangle with a small park in the center, likely the result of the WPA’s work.
This project was part of a nearly $1 million in WPA road work around the district in 1935-36. The road still exists though the WPA pavement is probably invisible today.
District of Columbia Works Progress Administration, “Many Miles of New Highways,” Work: A Journal of Progress, Vol. 1, No. 1, Sept. 1936, p. 3
Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on April 15, 2015.
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