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Housing, Industrial: United States. New York. Brooklyn: Two-Family Houses. Brick Construction: Group of duplex - Two family houses - Mann & MacNeille, Architects. Brooklyn, N.Y.: Five groups of these houses were built in Brooklyn, New York. They vary somewhat in size and cost, but a typical plan has 7 rooms and baths and servants' toilet. Typical group, cost per apartment: land and grounds, $1,250; building, $3,750; total $5000. Rent, $50 per month. Gross return, 14 1/25. Net return on equity 85. The demand for the upper apartments proved to be as great as for the lower ones. The upper apartments used the flat portion of the roof for a yard while the families in the lower apartments used the rear yard.
Social Museum Collection
Name/Creator
Unidentified Artist, 
VIA ID
Digital Object
Housing, Industrial: United States. New York. Brooklyn: Two-Family Houses. Brick Construction: Group of duplex - Two family houses - Mann & MacNeille, Architects. Brooklyn, N.Y.: Five groups of these houses were built in Brooklyn, New York.  They vary somewhat in size and cost, but a typical plan has 7 rooms and baths and servants' toilet.  Typical group, cost per apartment: land and grounds, $1,250; building, $3,750; total $5000.  Rent, $50 per month.  Gross return, 14 1/25.  Net return on equity 85.
The demand for the upper apartments proved to be as great as for the lower ones.  The upper apartments used the flat portion of the roof for a yard while the families in the lower apartments used the rear yard..   Social Museum Collection
Location
Harvard Art Museums
Place of Origin
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Creation Date
c. 1903
Description
image: 22 x 27.6 cm (8 11/16 x 10 7/8 in.)
Form/Genre
still image

display board
Access/Rights
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Culture
American
Materials Type
Gelatin silver print
Subject
Photographs

Note
Credit Line: Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Social Museum Collection