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Typical Old Law Tenements

Typical Old Law Tenements
CSS Description
#355 Unknown Photographer In “Fourth Report of the Tenement house Department of the City of New York, January 1st, 1907 – December 31st, 1908,” opposite page 32. Caption: TYPICAL OLD-LAW TENEMENTS: BUILDING AT LEFT ERECTED IN 1890. FIVE-STORY BUILDING ADJOINING BUILT AS LATELY AT 1892, SIX ROOMS DEEP. (1892 BUILDING – 19 FORSYTH STREET) In “Housing Reform in New York City”; Report of the Tenement House Committee of the Charity Organization Society of the City of New York, 1911, 1912, 1913. Issued January, 1914. Page 16. Caption: TENEMENT HOUSE BUILT AS SEPARATE UNITS ON LOTS 25 FEET BY 100 FEET. Narrow, Deep Buildings, Difficult to Plan. Note: These buildings were demolished when the approach to the Manhattan Bridge (competed 1911) was constructed. Manhattan Bridge (completed 1911) was constructed.
Item Information
Title
Typical Old Law Tenements
Date
1907
Item Number
1268
Photograph Number
355
Format
photographs
Borough
Manhattan
Street Names
Forsyth Street, 19
Annotation on Back
Tonsorial Parlor 19 Forsyth
Places
New York (N.Y.); Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.)
Topics
Tenement houses; Streets; Storefronts; Men; Handcarts; Fire escapes; Buildings; Barrels; Barbershops
Box and Folder Number
296: 44
CSS Description
#355 Unknown Photographer In “Fourth Report of the Tenement house Department of the City of New York, January 1st, 1907 – December 31st, 1908,” opposite page 32. Caption: TYPICAL OLD-LAW TENEMENTS: BUILDING AT LEFT ERECTED IN 1890. FIVE-STORY BUILDING ADJOINING BUILT AS LATELY AT 1892, SIX ROOMS DEEP. (1892 BUILDING – 19 FORSYTH STREET) In “Housing Reform in New York City”; Report of the Tenement House Committee of the Charity Organization Society of the City of New York, 1911, 1912, 1913. Issued January, 1914. Page 16. Caption: TENEMENT HOUSE BUILT AS SEPARATE UNITS ON LOTS 25 FEET BY 100 FEET. Narrow, Deep Buildings, Difficult to Plan. Note: These buildings were demolished when the approach to the Manhattan Bridge (competed 1911) was constructed. Manhattan Bridge (completed 1911) was constructed.