Griffith Park: Check Dams – Los Angeles CA

City:
Los Angeles, CA

Site Type:
Infrastructure and Utilities, Roads, Bridges, and Tunnels

New Deal Agencies:
Work Relief Programs, Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)

Quality of Information:
Minimal

Marked:
Yes

Site Survival:
Extant

Description

These classic Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) check dams and other stonework along Vista Del Valle Drive are yet another example of the extensive improvements the New Deal carried out in Griffith Park in Los Angeles.

Source notes

Michael Eberts, Griffith Park: A Centennial History

CCC group insignia on one of the check dams

Site originally submitted by Andrew Laverdiere on May 9, 2016.
Additional contributions by Richard Walker.

Location Info


Vista Del Valle Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Coordinates: 34.137826, -118.303166

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