NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS PRESS RELEASES, JANUARY-DECEMBER 1937

http://home2.nyc.gov/html/records/pdf/govpub/41901937_press_releases.pdf

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New Deal projects announced in this archive:

 3 Apr 1937  Queens      New field house, Crocheron Park, 33rd Ave & 215th Pl.
 3 Apr 1937  Queens      New recreation building, Newton Elmhurst section,
                           92nd St & 56th Ave 
 3 Apr 1937  Queens      New playground at 135th and Lincoln Streets
 3 Apr 1937  Brooklyn    Renovation of comfort station - play room building
                           at Red Hook playground, Pioneer & Richards Sts 
 3 Apr 1937  Brooklyn    New comfort station and play room, Union St btw Van
                           Brunt St & Hamilton Ave 
 3 Apr 1937  Manhattan   New recreation building in Jay Hood Wright Park,
                           Fort Washington Ave & 174th St. 
 9 Apr 1937  Bronx       New recreation building in St. James Park, Jerome
                           Ave & 191st St. 
17 Apr 1937  Queens      Redesign and reconstruction of Crocheron Park,
                           214th Pl & 35th Ave 
17 Apr 1937  Brooklyn    New recreation bldg, playground at New Utrecht Ave
                           & 70th St 
17 Apr 1937  Manhattan   Completion of comfort station in Stuyvesnt Park at
                           2nd Ave btw 15th & 17th St 
17 Apr 1937  Manhattan   New playground at 45th Street east of 10th Avenue
17 Apr 1937  Manhattan   New Rockefeller playground at 63rd Street and York
                           Avenue 
 7 May 1937  Manhattan   New playground on former Central Park Casino site
 7 May 1937  Manhattan   Demolition by WPA of Casino in Central Park in 1934
12 May 1937  (all)       Abandonment of 26 partially completed projects due
                           to WPA layoffs 
17 May 1937  Manhattan   New bronze sculptures in Central Park Zoo
25 May 1937  Queens      Reconstructed and expanded Jacob Riis Park
29 May 1937  (all)       Summer drama presentations by Federal Theater Group
12 Jun 1937  Manhattan   New playground at 5th Ave and 130th-131st Streets
12 Jun 1937  Brooklyn    New playground on Avenue L btw 17th and 18th Streets
12 Jun 1937  Brooklyn    New building in playground at Ave X and Bedford Ave
28 Jun 1937  Brooklyn    Rehabilitation of Fort Greene Park
17 Jul 1937  Manhattan   New building in Highbridge Park, 17rd St &
                           Amsterdam Ave. 
17 Jul 1937  Manhattan   New building in playground at 101st St, 2nd-3rd Ave
17 Jul 1937  Queens      New playground in St.Albans Park, Sayres Ave btw
                           172nd St & Merrick Blvd 
17 Jul 1937  Queens      New playground at 179th Place North of Jamaica Ave
24 Jul 1937  Queens      New parking lot in Astoria Park under Triborough
                           Bridge 
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