Williamsburg Houses 
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Full Address: Bounded by Leonard St. and Bushwick Ave; Maujer Street and Scholes St., Brooklyn, NY
Alternative Address: 142-190 Leonard St, 163-213 Manhattan Ave, 202-254 Graham Ave, 215-274 Humboldt St, 122-192 Bushwick Ave, 83-221 Scholes St, 86-
Year Built: 1935-38
Year Designated: 2003
Year Published: 2003
Architect: Richmond H. Shreve, chief architect; William Lescaze, designer
Key words: Federal Public Works Administration, New York City Housing Authority, public housing, subsidized housing, Williamsburg Associated Architects, public space, modernism, NYCHA, PWA, superblocks, superblock, commercial, individual landmark
Notes: In the mid-1990s, the houses went under major renovations, including a complete reskin, a replacement of the parapets, chimneys, railings and terracotta bandings; all the present building material is non-historic.
Architectural Styles:
   International Style
   Modern

Files:
   View PDF (03-WILLIAMSBURG-HOUSES.pdf)

Subjects:
   Brooklyn Williamsburg
   New York Buildings
   New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission Reports: Brooklyn