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North Harlem Slum Clearance Plan Under Title I of the Housing Act of 1949


Report Acceptance Date: January 1951 (57 pages)

Posted Date: October 01, 2019

This historic report, prepared for Mayor Impellitteri and the New York City Board of Estimate, details the planned slum clearance and redevelopment of North Harlem. A 12 acre area in the borough of Manhattan bounded by Lenox Avenue, North Harlem was located approximately four blocks from the larger Harlem redevelopment project. 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 sixth in a series of eight.

This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.

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