Depression-era landmarks in Southern California: Del Mar Racetrack

Jimmy Durante
Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, (858) 755-1161. Stimulus money for horse racing? You bet. The WPA kicked in $500,000 toward construction of this fairgrounds and racetrack, putting hundreds of people to work raising dozens of Mission-style buildings. Related story:... Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times
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