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Lagoon Boat and Shelter House

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1938. East of N. Riverside Dr., between the music and theater buildings

A thirties rustic WPA recreation pavilion is given the image of a suburban house. The rough stone building has low earth-hugging roofs, a deep stone porch, and an oversized chimney. As is usual for recreational park architecture of the 1920s and 1930s, this example is beautifully proportioned and carefully detailed.

Writing Credits

Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim

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