|Judge Lester Patterson Houses|
|Location||2525 3rd Avenue
Bronx, NY 10451
|- elevation||26 ft (8 m)|
|Owner||New York City Housing Authority|
|GNIS feature ID||2062092|
Patterson Houses is a public housing development in the Mott Haven neighborhood of The Bronx, New York City, New York. It is one of the largest New York City Housing Authority complexes in the city with 15 buildings and 1,790 apartments.
It was completed on December 31, 1950 and spans an area of 17.18 acres (6.95 ha), which is located between East 139th Street and East 145th Street and covers two main avenues, Third Avenue and Morris Avenue.
The housing development is named after judge Lester Patterson (1893–1947).
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