Visit us on

The New York City Housing Authority
Images/factory skyline.jpg
The New York City Housing Authority Collection documents the history of NYCHA covering the demolition of slums, the construction of public housing projects, the maintenance of the projects,...More



Collection Highlights
  • NYCHA Photograph Collection - Architect’s RenderingsArchitect's renderings of NYC Housing Authority Housing Developments. Each was produced as part of the development process, and dates to the completion of the given Housing Development. As of 2014, they hang in the Manager's Office of the respective Housing 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)