Save Our City's Homes

English language poster for Save Our City's Homes demonstration (1962).Spanish language poster for Save Our City's Homes demonstration (1962).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Description: English and Spanish language posters for a demonstration at City Hall to demand an end to the housing shortage in New York City by building public housing on vacant land and imposing a mortorium on the demolition of habitable buildings. The demonstration was organized by the Committee to Save Our City's Homes.

Date: January 1962

Creator: Save Our City's Homes

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

Citation: Metropolitan Council on Housing Records, TAM 173, Box 2, Folder 28, Tamiment Library and Wagner Labor Archive. Digital ID = tam173_ref36_000001d (English) and tam173_ref36_000002d (Spanish)

 

 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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