Berry Houses

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The Berry Houses, are a public housing complex designed by Alfred Mosher Butts[1] and built and operated by the New York City Housing Authority and located in the Dongan Hills neighborhood of Staten Island in New York City. It was named after BRIG. Gen. Charles W. Berry (1871–1941), who was both a soldier and a physician. It was completed on October 30, 1950. Consisting of 8 six-story buildings, it contains 506 apartments housing some 994 residents. It is bordered by Richmond Road, Dongan Hills Avenue, Seaver Avenue, and Jefferson Street.

The Berry Houses are one of 3 public housing complexes located within the boundaries of Staten Island's 122nd Police Precinct.

This is the southernmost public housing complex in New York.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Lambert, Bruce (April 7, 1993). "Alfred M. Butts, 93, Is Dead; Inventor of SCRABBLE". New York Times. Retrieved 2009-01-03.