Manhattan Beach housing project

Manhattan Beach housing project
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Title: Manhattan Beach housing project

Floor plan for apartments intended as temporary housing for veterans in Manhattan Beach; label on recto reads, "Manhattan Beach Emergency Housing." Caption on verso: "Manhattan Beach Housing Project: Floor plan shows how large Coast Guard barracks will be cut up into apartments for veterans' families. The section shown is one-half of first floor. Some rooms will be as large as 12 by 26 feet. Symbols translate as follows: LR for living room, BR for bedroom, K for kitchen, B for bath, C for closet and S for storage room."

Date: 1945
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Manhattan Beach (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Dec. 19, 1945.
Collection: Housing
Subject: Veterans
Public housing
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Floor plans.
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 0153