[Cooper Park Houses under construction]

[Cooper Park Houses under construction]
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Title: [Cooper Park Houses under construction]

Construction site showing early stages of construction of high-rise apartment buildings in Greenpoint; one worker (back to camera) in front of low-rise building in foreground. Typed label on verso: "A view of two of the buildings in Cooper Park Houses, a federally-aided low-rent project for which the New York City Housing Authority will begin to distribute application blanks tomorrow (December 9). These two buildings are located on Frost Street near Kingsland Avenue. In left foreground is the Children's Center, where care will be provided for pre-school age children (three to five) of working mothers."

Date: 1952
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Greenpoint (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: Title supplied by cataloger.
On verso: date stamped: Dec. 9, 1952; New York City Housing Authority stamp; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Notations on bottom of recto.
Collection: Housing
Subject: Public housing
Building construction
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library.
ID: HOUS 0044