Griffith Park: Vermont Canyon Tennis Complex – Los Angeles

City:
Los Angeles, CA

Site Type:
Parks and Recreation, Tennis Courts

New Deal Agencies:
Public Works Funding, Work Relief Programs, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC), Civil Works Administration (CWA)

Started:
1933

Quality of Information:
Moderate

Marked:
No

Site Survival:
Extant

Description

The CWA or the RFC (which early on in the New Deal directly hired temporary day labor) constructed a 12 court tennis complex in Griffith Park. Rubble wall construction typifies work done by the ND throughout the park.

Source notes

Griffith Park, A Centenial History - Michael Eberts

Site originally submitted by Andrew Laverdiere on October 10, 2015.

Location Info


Griffith Park
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Coordinates: 34.121417, -118.293330

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