Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company's Highview Plat housing   Save
Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company's Highview Plat housing
Description: Homes at Highview Plat, ca. 1919. The company constructed this housing for mill workers and their families following a strike in the early 20th century. Residents had their choice of various housing types and styles, including the bungalow type. Homes had five to six rooms with pine floors and trim, and the modern day amenities of indoor plumbing, electricity, and heat. The prices for homes such as these varied from prices that started at $3,000 and went as high as $5,000. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL05517
Subjects: Youngstown (Ohio); Ohio Economy--Architecture and Engineering; Mills and mill-work--Ohio; Steel industry and trade--Ohio--Youngstown--History; Prefabricated houses
Places: Youngstown (Ohio); Mahoning County (Ohio)