- San Francisco, CA
- Site Type:
- Infrastructure and Utilities, Roads, Bridges, and Tunnels
- New Deal Agencies:
- Work Relief Programs, Works Progress Administration (WPA)
- Quality of Information:
- Site Survival:
The Works Progress Administration (WPA) improved many roads in San Francisco, California, including widening a 1,655 foot stretch of 18th Street between 3rd and Missouri Streets (between Potrero Point and the crest of Potrero Hill).
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., 1939.
Timothy Keegan. "W.P.A. Construction in San Francisco (1935-1942)." The Argonaut Vol. 14, No. 1, Spring 2003. online at: https://www.foundsf.org/index.php?title=W.P.A._Construction_in_San_Francisco_%281935-1942%29
Christopher ver Planck and Donna Graves, Draft San Francisco New Deal Historic Context Statement: Rebuilding the City, 1933-1943. For Historic Planning Commission, Department of City Planning, San Francisco CA. 2020. p. 60.
Site originally submitted by Shaina Potts on July 30, 2011.
Additional contributions by Richard Walker.
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