Patterson Houses

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Coordinates: 40°48′50″N 73°55′24″W / 40.8139896°N 73.9234703°W / 40.8139896; -73.9234703
Judge Lester Patterson Houses
Building
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Country United States
State New York
Municipality The Bronx
Location 2525 3rd Avenue
Bronx, NY 10451
 - elevation 26 ft (8 m)
 - coordinates 40°48′50″N 73°55′24″W / 40.8139896°N 73.9234703°W / 40.8139896; -73.9234703
Author Robert Moses
Style Modern
Founded 1950
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).[1]

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "What's in a Name - New York City Housing Authority". 
  2. ^ Rimer, Sara (2006-07-30). "Painting a Portrait of Black Experience in the Bronx". New York Times. Retrieved 2007-12-13. 
  3. ^ Mallozzi, Vincent M. (2007-03-25). "Barkley, Once a Boxing King, Now Has a One-Bedroom Kingdom". New York Times. Retrieved 2007-12-13.