(51.) Report of the Tenement House
Committee (Albany: James B.
--(1878c) "Urban Housing III: Use of Frontage, Width of Streets-the Tenement Houses
Possible on Smaller Lots." American Architect and Building News, 18 May: 125.
a grid of tenement houses
in rows of concrete block,
Tiedeman, "Suppression of Vice: How Far a Proper and Efficient Function of Popular Government," Brief 3 (1900): 17-28; "Disorderly Tenement Houses
," 26 March 1901, New York Times, card 535, vol.
The knowledge that the disease of workers -- who sewed clothes in their filthy tenement houses
or who processed food -- could spread to decent, clean, and respectable citizens gave society cause to worry.
His works depict childhood and youth in the tenement houses
of the east side of Oslo, where he grew up.
His extensive report included case histories of individual contractors and individual tenement houses
, as well as medical evidence of the deleterious effects of tobacco, expecially on pregnant women and their chances for healthy births.
A mural by local graffiti artist Alex Croft featuring rows of tenement houses
draws a constant stream of tourists to the steeply sloping Graham Street in downtown Central district.
Grossly overcrowded tenement houses
were breeding grounds of hardship, hunger and disease.
The parishioners were mostly poor, with many of them living in area tenement houses
actually owned by the church.