Village View

Exhuming the Lost Blocks Razed for the ‘Village View’ Housing Complex [PHOTOS]

Posted May 29, 2019 at 5:05 am

The Village View housing complex opened fifty-five years ago as part of the Mitchell-Lama program. Construction of the sprawling campus – situated on Avenue A and First Avenue between East Second and East Sixth Streets – required the massive clearance and demolition of dozens of buildings. Displacement and disruption followed as whole neighborhoods were effectively […]

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