ABOVE The Spirit of East Harlem, at E. 104th Street and Lexington Avenue, painted by Hank Prussing, 1974.
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The Spirit of East Harlem, at E. 104th Street and Lexington Avenue, painted by Hank Prussing, 1974.
Housing has always been about much more than shelter. Our homes can re-flect our values and our sense of iden-tity, the economic realities we face and our aspirations. The advocates, policy makers, poets, architects and urban planners quoted in the 2017 CUNY/New York Times in Education cal-endar and website illuminate what our homes tell us about where we have been, and where we are going. Look at our homes and how they have changed over the years and you can discover truths about our family life, our communities and how we are progressing as a society. Read More
James B. Milliken
Real State Board of New York
We mourn the passing of Jack Rudin, a master builder of New York real estate. He oversaw the design and construction of iconic commercial and residential buildings in the city, including 345 Park Avenue and 3 Times Square. Rudin attended The City College of New York and eventually became a major CUNY benefactor. He will be deeply missed and remembered as one of New York’s fi nest business and civic leaders.
Members Of The Real Estate Board Of New York
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New York City builders, Lewis Rudin, William C. Rudin, and Jack Rudin at a Real Estate Board of New York banquet, 1995. Jack Rudin graduated from The City College of New York.
Robert V. Tishman, former chairman of the Real Estate Board of New York
Real Estate Board of New York banquet, former City Council Speaker Peter F. Vallone, Burton P. Resnick, Lewis Rudin, William C. Rudin, Jack Rudin, former NYC Deputy Mayor Fran Reiter, and Bernard H. Mendik.
Elihu, Daniel, and Frederick P. Rose during construction of The Hawthorne, New York, 1959.
Posters for a history of housing in the United States
Works Progress Administration posters, Cure Juvenile Delinquency in the Slums by Planned Housing, c. 1938.
The Solution to Infant Mortality in the Slums: Better Housing, Benjamin Sheer, artist, 1936.
Help your neighborhood by keeping your premises clean. Tenement House Department of the City of New York: F.H. LaGuardia, Mayor; Langdon W. Post, Commissioner, 1937.
Low Rent Homes for Low Income Families, Valleyview Homes, West 7th and Starkweather, poster for Cleveland Metropolitan Housing Authority, c. 1940.