This 1940s map illustrates the park's features and boundaries after WPA workers cleared and developed the northern extension.
Note that the yacht basin still existed along Bayou St. John and served to connect the park's lagoons to the bayou. (LDL)
The images in this book appear courtesy of the New Orleans Public Library (NOPL), Louisiana Digital Library (LDL), the Library
of Congress (LOC), The Historic New Orleans Collection (HNOC), Pictometry International (PI), and D.C. "Infrogmation"
May (DCM). Unless otherwise noted, images are from the author's collection.