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Guide to Development

1605 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10029
(212) 831-8800 Fax (212) 426-8429

Street Boundaries
East 106th Street/East 110th Street
Madison Avenue/Park Avenue
Subway Lines
2, 3, 6 to 110th Street – walk 2 blocks south to 108th Street
2 blocks wast to Madison Avenue
Bus Lines
M1, M2, M3, M4 to 107th Street and Madison Avenue – walk 1 block north
M18 south bound to 104th Street

NAMED AFTER: HERBERT HENRY LEHMAN (1878-1963) – American banker, New York Governor and U.S. Senator who presided as Governor along with Mayor LaGuardia and then First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt, during the opening day ceremonies of First Houses, the New York City Housing Authority's first development. It was also the first public housing development in the nation. Lehman Houses is in Manhattan.

157. Senator Herbert H. Lehman Houses in Manhattan has four, 20-story buildings with 619 apartments housing some 1,416 residents at the 4.07-acre site. Completed November 30, 1963, it is between Madison and Park Avenues, East 106th and East 110th Streets.