: Caption reads: "Cutter Street looking toward Laurel Homes - Showing contrast of Poverty and Modern housing conditions. Cincinnati, Ohio. June 8, 1941."
This photograph is taken on Cutter Street, just north of Clark Street, facing Ezzard Charles Drive (formerly Armory Street). Tye's Confectionery Meat is visible on the corner of Hopkins Street. On the corner at Ezzard Charles is a Pool Room.
Laurel Homes was one of two Federal Housing Projects in Cincinnati's West End. Completed in 1938 and costing nearly eight million dollars, the 29 building units are made of buff brick cover a 15 block area and have 1303 apartments. Rent cost anywhere from $12.50 to $26.50 with heat and electricity included. View on Ohio Memory.
: SA1039AV_B04F02_07_01 Subjects
: Streets--Ohio--Cincinnati; Confectionary; Meat industry and trade--Ohio;Housing projects, Government Places
: Cincinnati (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)