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Overview

  • Project Status: Built
  • Building Type: public housing
  • Client: United States Housing Authority; Philadelphia Housing Authority

Location

3400 PENROSE AVE Browse this block
Philadelphia, PA

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A defense housing project for Navy personnel consisting of 1000 permanent dwelling units in 134 buildings (including Community, Commercial, and Maintenance Buildings) built on 55.66 net acres. The first tenants moved into the project on November 1, 1941. At the time of completion, the project was owned by the Federal Government and built / operated by the Philadelphia Housing Authority.

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