Bronx New Deal - Photo #270 - Van Cortlandt Stadium

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The 3000-seat Van Cortlandt Stadium and quarter-mile running track, Bronx NY, June 2014. Located on Broadway at 240-242nd Street, built by the New Deal Works Progress Administration (WPA), opened on September 22, 1939 (reference: NYC Department of Parks).

For more photos and detail about New Deal project in Van Cortland Park, see Van Cortlandt Park New Deal Tour.


The New Deal in NYC 1932-1943 | Frank da Cruz | fdc@columbia.edu