Merry Lane Courts – Jackson TN

Description

The 96-unit public housing was constructed for African-Americans during the Great Depression. It was demolished following damage from a tornado in 2003.

Source notes

Van West, C. (2001). Tennessee’s New Deal Landscape: A Guidebook. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press.

Secretary named. (March 20, 1940). The Kingsport Times, p. 6.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on December 20, 2014.

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Location Info


450 Taten Street
Jackson, Tennessee 38301

Coordinates: 35.6107, -88.8187

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