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Title: View

View of six-story apartment buildings nearing completion in housing project north of Fort Greene Park; construction worker with back to camera in center foreground; construction equipment and debris around him; elevated subway track and portion of Fort Greene Park with Prison Ships Martyrs Monument in background. Caption on verso: "View: The greenery of Fort Greene Park and the shaft of the historic monument rising above them are visible from the windows of many of the apartments in the project."

Date: 1942
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Fort Greene (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: On verso: date stamped: Aug. 16, 1942.
Title from caption on verso.
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Housing
Subject: Public housing
Apartment houses
Building construction
Construction workers
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 0083