Douglass and Harrison Apartments (demolished) – Newark NJ

Description

The since-demolished Douglass and Harrison Apartments was a housing project in Newark, New Jersey.

According to the Federal Writers’ Project, “Construction costs (approximately $1,800,000) were reduced through the help of the city and the Civil Works Administration in grading the entire site.”

Source notes

"New Jersey, a guide to its present and past"; Federal Writers' Project, 1939 (page 336).

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on July 9, 2014.

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Location Info


Somerset St.
Newark, NJ

Coordinates: 40.726953, -74.186643

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