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Study for Development of the West Side Neighborhood Playground, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

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Title

Study for Development of the West Side Neighborhood Playground, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Date

1945

Language

eng

Creator

Burritt, A. B. and Weber, N. M.

Format

paper

Type

blueprint, plan

Map Item Type Metadata

Creator - Individual

Burrit, A. B., des.
Weber, N. M., del.

Creator - Organization

National Recreation Association, New York

Date Published (Display)

August 1945

Abstract (& Historical Note)

This map depicts the proposed development of the West Side Neighborhood playground outside School No. 1. A range of sports and activities are included in the plans among them a wading pool, picnic area, and various sports fields and courts. Anticipated sports include tennis, croquet, sotfball, ice skating, badminton, shuffleboard,and football or soccer. Other activities include handcrafts, tetherball, horseshoes and a sandbox.

The legend best indicates the plans for the terrain. A note in the bottom left hand corner goes into greater detail for what should be included in recreation areas.

Repository

The City Archives (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)

Scope

Neighborhood/District

Type

City Plan

Theme

Civic Life
Recreation

Subject - Details

Saratoga Springs Public Schools (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)

Place of Publication

Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Scale

40 feet=1 inch

Record Creation Date

2/26/15

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Citation

Burritt, A. B. and Weber, N. M., “Study for Development of the West Side Neighborhood Playground, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.,” Skidmore Saratoga Memory Project, accessed September 24, 2017, http://ssmp.skidmore.edu/document/199.

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