The Mott Haven Health Center was constructed during the mid-1930s as a Public Works Administration (PWA) project. It opened in 1937.
“The Mott Haven Health Center, second of eight centers to be opened by the city this Summer and Fall, will be dedicated on Tuesday. The building, at 349 East 140th Street, the Bronx, cost $209,978.”
The New York Times: Mayor's Message on the City Budget, April 1, 1939 (pg. 10-11).
The New York Times: "HEALTH CENTER IS READY; Bronx Building, Second of Eight in City, to Open Tuesday," June 27, 1937 (pg. 32)
The New York Times: "NEW HEALTH CENTER OPENED IN THE BRONX," June 30, 1937 (pg. 25).
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 23, 2018.
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