Community Service Society Photographs

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Catherine Slip

Catherine Slip
CSS Description
#322 Unknown Photographer Catherine Slip between Cherry and South Streets. Only one small old building (empty, for rent) is still standing (1970) at the corner of Cherry and South Streets. The address today is 208 South Street. Just north, at 210 South Street, is the New York Post building (formerly occupied by the Journal-American). The New York Post has built a delivery truck garage opening on Catherine Slip where these buildings were. Across the Street, south side, is one of the houses in the Alfred E. Smith housing project, with the address 20 Catherine Slip.
Item Information
Title
Catherine Slip
Date
between 1879 and 1950
Date Note
Date based on the date range (1879-1950) of the photographic portion of the Community Service Society Collection.
Item Number
233
Photograph Number
322
Format
photographs
Corporate Designation
Community Service Society of New York
Borough
Manhattan
Street Names
Catherine Slip
Cherry Street
South Street
Annotation on Back
Catherine Slip?
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Women; Sidewalks; Men; Barbershops
Box and Folder Number
296: 23
CSS Description
#322 Unknown Photographer Catherine Slip between Cherry and South Streets. Only one small old building (empty, for rent) is still standing (1970) at the corner of Cherry and South Streets. The address today is 208 South Street. Just north, at 210 South Street, is the New York Post building (formerly occupied by the Journal-American). The New York Post has built a delivery truck garage opening on Catherine Slip where these buildings were. Across the Street, south side, is one of the houses in the Alfred E. Smith housing project, with the address 20 Catherine Slip.