Penn Station South

Poster on evicitions for Penn Station South urban renewal project (1960).

Description: Jane Wood, a founder of Met Council on Housing, led the ultimately unsuccessful fight against the Penn Station South urban renewal project. This poster details the problems faced by tenants residing in the Penn Station South area.

Date: March 1960

Creator: Unknown (Chelsea Tenants' Center)

Original Format: Black and White publication, 8.5 x 11 inches

Citation: Metropolitan Council on Housing Records, TAM 173, Box 25, Folder 47, Tamiment Library and Wagner Labor Archive. Digital ID = tam173_ref481_000002d 

 

 Copy of the Title I Housing Ac of 1949 (1960).  Metropolitan Council on Housing Program for Urban Renewal (1962)    Open letter to Mayor Robert Wagner calling for the removal of Robert Moses (undated).  Flyer for a Committee to Save Our City's Homes demonstration at City Hall (1960s)

 Flyer against the Lower Manhattan Expressway (circa 1961).  

 Met Council on Housing publication Decent Housing for New York's People (1960s).  Flyer about Penn Station South urban renewal project (1960).  Pamphlet on discrimination at Stuyvesant Town (1950s).    Memo on the implementation of the Metcalf-Baker anti-discrimination law (1961).
 Committee to Save Our City's Homes demonstration on rent control and repair violations demonstration at City Hall (1963).

 

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