Located on 26 acres, containing 60 buildings and 500 apartments, and with a cost of $1,446,043, the facility was constructed for occupancy by African Americans. In 1942, $1,500,000 was expended to add 100 2-story units encompassing an additional 15 acres to house African American war workers.
Johnson, J., & Johnston, J. (March 18, 1996). Public Housing Projects in Memphis, Tennessee 1936-1943. National Register of Historic Places nomination form. US Department of Interior: National Park Service.
Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on December 27, 2014.
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