The Real Deal New York

This month in real estate history

By Adam Pincus | November 18, 2014 05:30PM

From the November issue: New York City and state officials said they would spend $6.6 billion over 10 years to build or rehabilitate 51,200 apartment units in Harlem, which amounted to nearly a quarter of the entire housing stock in the neighborhood, 40 years ago this month. The city’s leading real estate industry association criticized a plan backed by the popular wartime mayor, Fiorello La Guardia, to build temporary housing for returning World War II veterans, 69 years ago, and more. [more]