Cincinnati - Linn and Armory Streets   Save
Cincinnati - Linn and Armory Streets
Description: Caption reads: "View of Laurel Homes. Corner of Linn and Armory, Cincinnati, Ohio. June 8, 1941." On the left side are some of the four story buildings which are part of Laurel Homes. Lewings Sick Room Supplies is visible on the corner opposite. 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.
Image ID: SA1039AV_B04F02_08_01
Subjects: Central business district; Storefronts--United States--Pictorial works; Streets--Cincinnati (Ohio); Streets--Ohio; Ohio--History--Pictorial works; Federal Writers' Project
Places: Cincinnati (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)