Staircase and Retaining Wall: Union St. to Spring Garden St. – Allentown PA

Description

A sizable retaining wall and pedestrian staircase were constructed by the W.P.A. on the north side of Union Street, between S. 10th St. and S. Poplar St.. An inscription on the Union Street retaining wall west of the staircase entrance declares: “Constructed by the Works Progress Administration and the City of Allentown, 1937.”

Source notes

http://articles.mcall.com/2011-09-04/news/mc-allentown-wpa-preservation-20110904_1_wpa-workers-lehigh-parkway-allentown (accessed Dec. 25, 2017)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on December 25, 2017.

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Location Info


Union St. and Junction St.
Allentown, PA

Location notes: North side of Union St.

Coordinates: 40.597656, -75.477985

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