WEST 37TH STREET


434-436
- Formerly 22nd precinct, 1870s
- Formerly New York county jail "Alimony jail"8

438-448
- Formerly Glass factory
In 1758 established on 30 acres known as Newfoundland , on the North River between (present-day W. 34th & W. 40th streets.) 1
- Formerly Roadhouse or tavern, 1763 1
- Formerly Underhill Building 1
- Glass House Farm Cooperative, 1982 1

443
-Residential building 9,10

445
-Residential building 9,10

447
-Residential building 10

449
-Residential building 10

454-456
- Clinton South Community Center 2,3

458
- Clinton South Community Center 4, 5

450
-planned: Baryshnikov Center for Dance (source unknown)

500
- Ellins Piano Co. SE corner of W. 37th St.

515
- Formerly PS 127 6, 7

NOTES

1 Thomas E. Norton, Living It Up (New York: Atheneum, 1984).

2 Elizabeth Roy, "Year-old Clinton Center Getting Taste for the Neighborhood," Chelsea Clinton News 7 Dec. 1994: 8.

3 Al Amateau, "Group Vows to Clean Up Hell's Kitchen," Chelsea Clinton News 9 Nov. 1994: 1. [Hell's Kitchen Neighborhood Association. Clinton Housing Development Corporation]

4 "The Clean Sweep," Chelsea Clinton News 30 Oct. 1996: 10.

5 Al Amateau, "Building a Better Clinton," Chelsea Clinton News [date missing]

6Directory of Agencies of the Chelsea-Clinton Welfare and Health Council, December 1954.

7 "108-year career of P.S. 127 to end." New York Times 24 Jun. 1962.

8 Mary Brendle. Clinton Hell's Kitchen and its women. 42

9 Susan Wald, "Community Helps End 37th St. Nightmare," Chelsea Clinton News 28 Jun 29 1984.

10 Carl Goldfarb, Tenants and Police Battle Squatters, Chelsea Clinton News 15 Sep 1985: 1.



Updated September 23, 2004