The New York City Housing Authority
Images/factory skyline.jpg
Riis Houses on Avenue D from East 6th to East 13th Streets opened in 1949. This picture was taken 57 years later.


Collection Highlights
  • NYCHA Photograph Collection - Architect’s RenderingsArchitect's renderings of NYC Housing Authority Housing Developments were produced in the 1970's and hang in the Manager's Office of the respective Developments.
  • Health and Housing: La Guardia Radio ProgramsLa Guardia Radio Programs: Dreamer and The Doer - The Life And Work of Fiorello H. La Guardia:
  • Public Housing Discussion on Brian Lehrer's CUNY TV programArchives staff Tara Hickman and Steven Levine and public housing historian Nicholas Bloom discuss the history of NYC public housing.
  • Black History MonthBlack History Month With a Tribute to John Louis Wilson Jr. and the Harlem River Houses
  • PUBLIC HOUSING: New York Transformed 1939-1967Photographs From the New York City Housing Authority
Search the Collection
photos docs video oral history artifacts
Oversized Map Case Collection (Only)