The first trails at the area were cut by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in the winter of 1936.
The architecture of the WPA had a very distinct, and very consistent, aesthetic: austere Art Deco, bordering on the monolithic.
We have these amazing parks that were park of the WPA in the 1930s.
For example, the bookmobile was a WPA program—old bread and milk trucks full of nailed-up shelves.
Much of her ability to read has been gained from attendance in recent years in WPA "opportunity classes" in the city.
1936, initialism from Works Progress Administration, U.S. agency established 1935.