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Collection processed by Maggie Schreiner and Kevina Tidwell. Digital materials processed by Erica López in 2019.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on December 30, 2020
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Container List

Series 6: Housing Developments and Architectural Projects

Scope and Contents

This series includes documentation of architectural projects and design of public spaces, primarily from 1980s and 1990s in New York City. Neighborhoods represented in this series include Bedford-Stuyvesant, East New York, East Flatbush, Harlem, Times Square, and others. Projects include housing for homeless and senior citizen populations, educational facilities, parks, gardens and urban farms.

Arrangement

Materials in this series are arranged alphabetically by subject.

Sub-series 6.1: General

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 86 Folder : 10 2215 Newkirk
Undated
Box: 86 Folder : 11 Architecture and Racism
1968
Box: 86 Folder : 12 Association for Community Design
1994-1998
Box: 86 Folder : 13 Association of Black Social Workers

Scope and Contents

Contains one 5 1/2" Floppy Disk

1985
Box: 86 Folder : 14 Bankers Trust Nonprofit Property Management Excellence Awards Flyer
1995
Box: 86 Folder : 15 Bedford Stuyvesant Vest Pocket Housing
1967
Box: 86 Folder : 16 Brooklyn Arms
1989
Box: 116 Folder : 10 Brooklyn Gardens, Housing for Homeless, Ambulatory Health Facility, and Vacant Land Use

Scope and Contents

Contains one 3 1/2" Floppy Disk

1989
Box: 87 Folder : 1 Brooklyn Photographs -- Vest Pocket Housing
1970-1990
Box: 87 Folder : 2 Catholic Charities -- Homeless
1984-1987
Box: 87 Folder : 3 Common Ground Community, Inc. -- Times Square Hotel
1990-1991
Box: 87 Folder : 4 East Harlem Block Schools
1985
Box: 87 Folder : 5 East Harlem Block Schools Proposal
1989-1990
Box: 87 Folder : 6-7 East New York
1975-1995
Box: 87 Folder : 8 ENF-CR Nostrand between Church and Linden
1982
Box: 88 Folder : 1 Erasmus Neighborhood Federation
1981-1987
Box: 88 Folder : 2 Experimental Housing Allowance Program
1982-1983
Box: 88 Folder : 3 Far Rockaway -- Ed Remsen
1985-1986
Box: 88 Folder : 4 Father Panik, Bridgeport
1987
Box: 88 Folder : 5 Father Panik. Hartford
1987-1988
Box: 88 Folder : 7 Fifth Avenue Committee -- Inclusionary Zoning
2002-2003
Box: 88 Folder : 6 Fifth Avenue Final Copy
1983
Box: 88 Folder : 8 Fifth Avenue Local Development Corporation
1983
Box: 88 Folder : 9 Ford Foundation PRI Discussions
1985-1987
Box: 88 Folder : 10 Gillman Building
1985
Box: 88 Folder : 11 Goddard Riverside -- 205-207-209 West 85th Street
1989-1990
Box: 89 Folder : 1 Greenpoint Hospital
1983-1984
Box: 143 Item : 407 Habitat for Humanity -- NYC: Building Homes, Building Community Narrated by Susan Sarandon

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS.

undated
Box: 89 Folder : 2 Harlem Brownstone Program -- Harlem Urban Development Corporation, City College Architectural Center
1986
Box: 89 Folder : 3 Harlem Brownstone Project
1986
Box: 89 Folder : 4 Harlem Urban Development
1984-1985
Box: 89 Folder : 5 Hartford
1984
Box: 89 Folder : 6 Homeless Housing and Assistance Program (HHAP)
1985-1990
Box: 89 Folder : 7-8 Homesteading
1984-1985
Box: 89 Folder : 9 Homesteading Technical Assistance
1985
Box: 89 Folder : 10 Homeward Bound Interfaith Assembly
1989
Box: 89 Folder : 11 Housing Preservation and Development/Neighborhood Redevelopment Demonstration Program File

Scope and Contents

Contains two 5 1/2" Floppy Disks

1990-1991
Box: 89 Folder : 12 Housing Project Financial Management
1992
Box: 90 Folder : 1 Housing, Westchester County
1960-1969
Box: 142 Item : 408 Housing with Dignity -- DePaul Residence

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 0:12:51

undated
Box: 90 Folder : 2 Improving Access of Nonprofit Housing Developers to Private Financing -- Ford Report
1973-1989
Box: 90 Folder : 3 Kingsbridge Armory
1990s-2010s
Box: 90 Folder : 4 La Carla Fort Greene Housing
1980-1981
Box: 90 Folder : 5 Loew's Kings Market Analysis Flatbush
1978
Box: 90 Folder : 6 Loew's Kings Theater
1985
Box: 90 Folder : 7-8 Loew's Kings Theatre Flatbush
1980-1985
Box: 90 Folder : 9 Lower East Side (Loisaida) Charas
1997
Box: 90 Folder : 11-12 Lower East Side (Loisaida) Charas
1978-1986
Box: 90 Folder : 10 Lower East Side (Loisaida) Charas / El Bohio Cultural and Community Center
2000
Box: 90 Folder : 13 Lower East Side Catholic Area Conference
1971-1987
Box: 90 Folder : 14 Methodist Hospital of Brooklyn Additions
1970
Box: 90 Folder : 15 Myrtle Avenue and the Golden Key Building, Revitalization and Adaptive Reuse
1983
Box: 90 Folder : 16 NAP Corporate Income Tax Credits
1997
Box: 91 Folder : 1 New Housing Initiatives
1985-1988
Box: 91 Folder : 2 New York City Council Draft Report Homelessness -- Sydelle Knepper
1988-1991
Box: 91 Folder : 3-4 Park Slope Fifth Avenue
1980-1983
Box: 91 Folder : 5 PICCED Projects Requiring Architectural Assistance
1983-1984
Box: 88 Folder : 12 Popeck Gottlieb Building
1989
Box: 91 Folder : 6 Popeck Gottlieb Building
1989-1991
Box: 138 Item : 308 Pratt Architecture

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 2:00:00

undated
Box: 91 Folder : 7 Ron/Harriet Putterman
1984
Box: 91 Folder : 8 Senate Hotel PICCED Project
1986
Box: 91 Folder : 9 Senior Citizen HSG AKA 202

Scope and Contents

One floppy disk was not readable during imaging. The second disk includes Applications for Supportive Housing for the Eldery for Community Action for Bedford-Stuyvesant, Hunts Point Multi Service Center, St. Nicholas Neighborhood Preservation Corp., and Wartburg Lutheran Home for the Aging.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Access to digital materials is available onsite at the Othmer Library. Requests to access digital material must be made at least 2 days in advance by emailing library@brooklynhistory.org.

1996
Box: 91 Folder : 10 Speaking Commitments
1984
Box: 91 Folder : 11 UHAB Urban Homesteading Assitance Board
1996-1997
Box: 91 Folder : 12 Weeksville
1991-1993
Box: 138 Item : 315 The West End Intergenerational Residence -- Under One Roof

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 0:15:00

undated

Sub-series 6.2: Urban Design and Public Space

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 91 Folder : 13 Birmingham, Alabama
1983
Box: 91 Folder : 14 Broadway Triangle Brooklyn
2001-2015
Box: 91 Folder : 15 City Planning Commission Projects -- Parks, Zoning, and Commerce
1994-1996
Box: 91 Folder : 16 Community Gardens and Urban Farms
1995-1997
Box: 92 Folder : 1 Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum
1994-1996
Box: 92 Folder : 2 Cultural Map of Lower Manhattan -- NewVisions DowntownNow
2002
Box: 92 Folder : 3 Emergency Park Development Program for Bedford-Stuyvesant and Central Brooklyn Area
1960s
Box: 92 Folder : 4 Institute for Urban Design -- Ann Ferebee
1995-2003
Box: 143 Item : 384 Jerome Park Resevoir -- City Lake

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 0:30:00

undated
Box: 92 Folder : 5 Neighborhood Open Space Coalition
1998-1999
Box: 92 Folder : 6 Places Correspondence
1994-2000
Box: 92 Folder : 7 Residential Plazas
1991-1992
Box: 92 Folder : 8 Small Parks and Community Action
1966-1967
Box: 143 Item : 402 They Paved Paradise, The Fight to Save Upper Van Voorhees Park

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 0:17:00

undated

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