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Post-war housing project.

Post-war housing project.

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Title:
Post-war housing project.
Description:
Site of a post-war housing project on Robert Ford Road in 1949. The Town set about building veterans a colony of 168 brick units to the west of Lexington Street, near the more expensive private apartments of Fairfield Gardens. Robert Mark Ford joined the Army on September 8, 1943 and was killed in action June 2, 1944.
Date:
1949
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Watertown Free Public Library
Collection (local):
Watertown Houses
Subjects:
City planning--Watertown (Mass.)
Public housing--Massachusetts--Watertown--History
Public housing--Watertown (Mass.)
Veterans--Housing--Watertown (Mass.)
Watertown (Mass.)--Social life and customs
City and town life--Massachusetts--Watertown
Neighborhood--Massachusetts--Watertown
Ford, Robert Mark--1925-1944
Places:
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Watertown
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Identifier:
figure PB152