The federal Works Progress Administration constructed an amphitheater for what was then known as Montclair State Teachers College. The 2,000-seat theater was constructed into a hillside, its 22 tiers of seats measuring between 92 and 190 feet long. The stage,… read more
The federal Works Progress Administration conducted several construction projects ca. 1936 at what was then known as Montclair State Teachers College. The largest project was the 2,000-seat amphitheater, still in use today. Other work at the college included construction of… read more
The federal Works Progress Administration constructed an athletic field between 1936 and 1937 “to care care of track, football and baseball.” This facility is believed to be the original iteration of Sprague Field, which was inaugurated in 1937.