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Corlears Hook Slum Clearance Plan Under Title I of the Housing Act of 1949



Release Date: 
January 1951 (60 pages)
Posted Date:   
August 20, 2019



This historic report, prepared for Mayor Impellitteri and the New York City Board of Estimate, details the planned slum clearance and redevelopment of Corlears Hook. A 12 acre area in the borough of Manhattan, Corlears Hook was at this time the last remaining area on the Lower East Side requiring redevelopment. The Committee recommended that no action be taken regarding the contents of the report until a suitable private developer could be identified. This report is the fourth of a series of eight.


This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.