Edges of the City

1932

July 2, 2011
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1932:

 

Block torn down to build Knickerbocker Village: Cherry and Monroe Streets (Page, 71)

  • Original brick houses which first housed middle class families were to be torn down and rented to the poorest of the poor
  • Tuberculosis death rate was higher here than on any other city block.


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