WPA Sidewalks, Memorial Park – Oklahoma City

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Address: 1150 NW 36th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73118 Country Oklahoma

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“Memorial Park is located between Classen Blvd. and Western Avenue, just south of N.W. 36th Street. It was established in 1908 and is a beautiful, historic park.

Winding through this area are numerous concrete walking paths, and every 10-15 ft. you will find etched in the concrete, the WPA shield with the inscription WPA 1941. The walkways are in surprisingly good condition after all these years.

We have noticed many buildings in Oklahoma built by the WPA, but this was the first etched sidewalks we’ve come across. A pleasant surprise.”   [1]

Sources:

  1. The Living New Deal – https://livingnewdeal.org/projects/wpa-sidewalks-memorial-park-oklahoma-city-ok/

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