Matheson Hammock Park – Coral Gables FL

Miami and the surrounding Dade County were effectively without city or county parks until the 1930s.  The city got its first park in 1925, after which the city was devastated by a hurricane the following year. The county received its… read more

Myakka River State Park – Sarasota FL

The CCC did extensive work creating Myakka River State Park between 1934 and 1941. According to the Florida Public Architecture blog, it was the only camp in Florida established by an African-American division of the CCC, reminding the visitor that… read more

Naval Air Station Development – Key West FL

The W.P.A. conducted substantial development work at Key West NAS. Project details: “Construct a rifle range” Official Project Number: 165‐1‐35‐122 Total project cost: $16,364.00 Sponsor: Officer in Charge, Key West Naval Station, U.S. Navy “Construct facilities and improve grounds” Official… read more