Williamsburg
Site of new Williamsburg Houses

Title: Site of new Williamsburg Houses

Source: Brooklyn Eagle

Date: 1937

Format: 1 photographic print: b & w, gelatin silver; 8 x 5 in.

Call #: NEIG 2030

Description: Several vacant wood frame buildings with woman wearing kerchief sitting in folding shair in foreground. Caption: "... site of the new Williamsburg Houses--largest government slum clearance and housing project in the country--before ... the project began. Here is a picture taken in the area before the old buildings there were condemned to make way for the new houses."

Purchase this photo