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Object ID F-5035
Title Slauson Avenue Storm Drain
Description Slauson Avenue storm drain outlet, west of Moynier Lane (a discontinued minor street south of Adams Boulevard that later became La Cienega Boulevard). This was the largest single project funded by the Depression-era New Deal's Workers Progress Administration (WPA) that employed on a daily basis more than 7,500 workers. By January 1936 thousands of workers began a 100-foot wide, 15-foot deep trench along the southern flank of the Baldwin Hills that would extend three miles from Crenshaw district to Ballona Creek.
Date 01/07/1936
Place Baldwin Hills; Los Angeles
Collection Los Angeles City Archives Department of Engineering Historical Photos
Provenance City of Los Angeles Engineering Department
Cataloged by Sklar, Anna
Copyright Los Angeles City Archives, City Clerk
Photographer City of Los Angeles Engineering Staff
Search Terms WPA
New Deal
Subjects Streets California Los Angeles
Flood Control California Los Angeles
Slauson Avenue storm drain outlet
Moynier Lane (Los Angeles, Calif.)
La Cienega Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.).
New Deal
Workers Progress Administration (WPA)
Slauson Avenue Storm Drain
Baldwin Hills (Los Angeles, Calif.)