Bronx New Deal - Photo #48 - Split Rock and Pelham Bay Golf Courses

Original Golf House Club Room    Original Golf House Murals
Club Room in the 1930s[1] Original Allen Saalburg murals[1]
The Pelham / Split Rock Golf House. Club Room. The painting is “modern retro” but the fireplace and stone- and metalwork are original. Originally the walls featured murals by Allen Saalburg, NYC WPA's Director of Murals, who also did the murals in The Arsenal (Parks Department headquarters in Central Park). According David Owen[1], the original murals are being restored.


  1. Owen, David, The Muny Life: Hidden Art Treasures of New York City Golf, March 2, 2013. Photos from the NYC Parks Department archive.
  2. Owen, David, “Playing Out of the Snow”, The New Yorker, March 28, 2005, pp.26-32.
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