Stuyvesant Town

CHPC was a powerful voice against the early discriminatory practices at Stuyvesant Town, as evidenced by the hundreds of CHPC archival documents that shed light on the origins of this controversial housing complex. These documents are digitized under the link below.

Corpus Christie Chronicle (pdf) speaks out against the discrimination at Stuy Town, 1943

Supreme Court brief (pdf) filed by the AJC, ACLU and NAACP – including Thurgood Marshall – against Stuyvesant Town Corp and Met Life, 1947

New York Historical Society Quarterly article (pdf) on La Guardia and Stuy Town by Dominic Capeci, 1978

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