Program for Urban Renewal

Met Council on Housing's "Program for Urban Renewal" (circa 1960).

Description: First page of Met Council on Housing's position statement on urban renewal. The organization brought together neighborhood groups from across the city opposing local redevelopment projects. Public housing built on vacant land was a central feature of Met Council on Housing's proposal for decent, integrated and affordable housing in the city.

Date: circa 1960

Creator: Met Council on Housing

Original Format: Black and White pamphlet, 7.5 x 9 inches

Citation: Metropolitan Council on Housing Records, TAM 173, Box 23, Folder 8, Tamiment Library and Wagner Labor Archive. Digital ID = tam173_ref406_000001_1d 

 Copy of the Title I Housing Ac of 1949 (1960).  Metropolitan Council on Housing Program for Urban Renewal (1962)    Open letter to Mayor Robert Wagner calling for the removal of Robert Moses (undated).  Flyer for a Committee to Save Our City's Homes demonstration at City Hall (1960s)

 Flyer against the Lower Manhattan Expressway (circa 1961).  

 Met Council on Housing publication Decent Housing for New York's People (1960s).  Flyer about Penn Station South urban renewal project (1960).  Pamphlet on discrimination at Stuyvesant Town (1950s).    Memo on the implementation of the Metcalf-Baker anti-discrimination law (1961).
 Committee to Save Our City's Homes demonstration on rent control and repair violations demonstration at City Hall (1963).


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