- Project Status: Built
- Building Type: public housing
- Client: United States Housing Authority; Philadelphia Housing Authority
3400 PENROSE AVE
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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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