Vladeck Houses

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Coordinates: 40°42′45″N 73°58′54″W / 40.7125°N 73.9817°W / 40.7125; -73.9817

Vladeck Houses is the group of six-story buildings in the foreground.

Vladeck Houses is a public housing development built and maintained by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.[1] The development is named after Baruch Charney Vladeck (1886 - 1938), who was general manager of the Forward, a Yiddish language newspaper, helped found the Jewish Labor Committee (JLC) in 1934, served as its first president, and was a member of the original board of the New York City Housing Authority.[1]

Baruch Charney Vladeck Houses is made up of 20 six-story buildings on 13 acres (5.3 ha), in which there are 1,523 apartments housing approximately 2,850 people.[1] This complex is bordered by Henry Street to its north, Water Street to its south, Gouverneur Street to its west, and Jackson Street to its east.[1] Construction began September 10, 1939, and was finished November 20, 1940.[2][1]

Baruch Charney Vladeck II Houses consists of 4 six-story buildings on 2.23 acres (0.90 ha), in which there are 238 apartments housing approximately 445 people.[1] This complex is bordered by Madison Street to its north, Cherry Street to its south, and Jackson Street to its west.[1] Construction began September 10, 1939, and was finished October 25, 1940.[2][1]

No one is currently serving as the Resident Association President for Vladeck Houses.[3]

Since it is on the Lower East Side, Vladeck Houses is serviced by the New York Police Department's seventh precinct and is governed by Manhattan Community Board 3.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Vladeck". NYCHA Housing Developments. New York: New York City Housing Authority. Retrieved 17 January 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Timeline". About NYCHA. New York: New York City Housing Authority. Retrieved 17 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Manhattan South District CCOP Office". Residents' Corner. New York: New York City Housing Authority. Retrieved 17 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "NYPD-Precincts". Precincts. New York: New York Police Department. Retrieved 17 January 2010. 
  5. ^ "Community Board No. 3, Manhattan". nyc.gov. New York: City of New York. Retrieved 17 January 2010.