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Manhattan, Neighborhood Block c.1900

United States > New York > Manhattan, Neighborhood Block c.1900

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SITE SPECIFICATIONS
Site Coverage  
Parking Ratio
income group
Range Heights 3-6 Floor
 
basic project statistics
gross building area 0
units 605
population 2781
site area 7400 sq. m
coverage 0.00
parking 0
   
demographics
seniors 0
families w/ children 0
singles/couples 0
other 0
The block was on the East Side of New York, being the block bounded by Chrystie, Forsyth, Canal, and Bayard streets, comprising an area of 200 feet by 400 feet, or 80,000 square feet. Nearly every bit of the land was covered with tall tenement houses six stories high. This block, on January 1, 1900, contained 39 different tenement houses, having 605 different apartments or sets of rooms, and housing 2781 persons. In the block there were 263 two-room apartments, 179 three-room apartments, 105 four-room apartments, 21 five-room apartments, making a total of 1588 rooms. There were only 264 water-closets, and not one bath in the entire block, and only 40 apartments were supplied with hot water.

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