The New Day in Housing Louis H Pink

ISBN: 9781332168323

Published: September 27th 2015

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254 pages


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The New Day in Housing  by  Louis H Pink

The New Day in Housing by Louis H Pink
September 27th 2015 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 254 pages | ISBN: 9781332168323 | 5.15 Mb

Excerpt from The New Day in HousingLouis Heaton Pink was born in Wausau, Wisconsin. He was educated at St. Lawrence University. His interest in public affairs began in high school when he was on a cup-winning debating team with Charles F. Kerrigan,MoreExcerpt from The New Day in HousingLouis Heaton Pink was born in Wausau, Wisconsin. He was educated at St.

Lawrence University. His interest in public affairs began in high school when he was on a cup-winning debating team with Charles F. Kerrigan, now Assistant Mayor of New York. He lived for a year in an East Side tenement, then for two years at University Settlement while studying law. From 1909 to 1912 he was Headworker of the United Neighborhood Guild, now the Peoples Institute.The first public office he held was that of President of the Brooklyn Disciplining Training School, a city institution for delinquent boys. He has also been a member of the Board of Education of New York City, a member of the Mayors Committee on Taxation, Director of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and Chairman of the Committee on Education.He earns his living in the practice of law and is also a member of the New York State Housing Board, to which he was appointed by Governor Alfred E.

Smith, a member of the New York Child Labor Committee, is on the Board of Directors of the Peoples Institute of Brooklyn and President of the Brooklyn Federation of Community Centers, President of the Upanin Club which built and operates a fifty cent hotel for workmen, and is President of the Hotel Company.

He is also Chairman of the Committee organizing Brooklyn Garden Apartments, model tenements under the new state law.Mr. Pink has occasionally contributed articles to some of the leading magazines. The New Day in Housing is the first work of his to be published in book form.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work.

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