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ISAACS HOUSES
Managed by Holmes Towers
403 East 93rd Street
New York, NY 10128
(212) 427-6464 Fax (212) 426-8435


Street Boundaries
FDR Drive/East 92nd Street
First Avenue/East 96th Street
Subway Lines
6 to 96th Street – walk 3 blocks east and 3 blocks south
Bus Lines
M96 Crosstown to East 96th Street and 1st Avenue – walk 3 blocks
M101, M102, M103 uptown on Third Avenue to 96th Street
M101, M102, M103 downtown on Lexington Avenue to 96th Street
M15 uptown on 1st Avenue to 96th Street
M15 downtown on 2nd Avenue to 96th Street


NAMED AFTER: STANLEY M. ISAACS (1882-1962) – He served as Manhattan Borough President under Mayor LaGuardia and later in the City Council for 20 years where he was the minority leader. A liberal Republican, Isaacs associated himself with Theodore Roosevelt's progressive brand. As President of the United Neighborhood Houses, Isaacs directed the campaign to amend the City's multiple dwelling act. He was known for his passion for civil rights and social justice and fought for decent housing for families living in squalor. Isaacs Houses is in Manhattan.


SITE STATISTICS AND DESCRIPTION:
Stanley M. Isaacs Houses on Manhattan's Upper East Side has three, 24-story buildings with 635 apartments housing an estimated 1,335 residents. The 3.49-acre site was completed July 31, 1965 and is bordered by East 93rd Street, First Avenue and F.D.R. Drive.