Avery Drawings & Archives Collections

Oscar Newman papers, 1959-1998

Series IV: Yonkers

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Box 6 Folder 24 Site Plans & Prototypical Floor Plans, undated

ICDA Townhouse Designs for 200 Units of Yonkers Public Housing

Box 6 Folder 25 Memo on the Development of Properties for Housing, 1987 Oct 7

To Judge Sand re: US v. Yonkers 80 CIV 6761 (LBS)

Box 6 Folder 26 Memo on Site Selection, 1988 Jan 6

"Parties' Preferences Among Privately-Held Sites, and Alternative Combinations for Achieving 200 Units of Public Housing"

Box 6 Folder 27 Comparison of School Site Sizes, undated

Box 6 Folder 28 Conversation with Mike Sculnick?, 1987 Feb 9


Box 6 Folder 29 Candidates for Office of Implementation, 1988

Notes; resumes; proposed contracts; and correspondence re: choosing Executive Director of the City of Yonkers Office of Housing Implementation and Fair Housing

Box 6 Folder 30 Press clippings, 1987-8, 90-91, 93-96

Includes National Review article "The Siege of Yonkers"

Box 6 American Planning Association, 1991 Dec

"Yonkers Gives In" p. 8-11

Box 6 Metropolis, 1996 May

"The Metropolis Observed: Can Public Housing be Part of the Community?" p. 37, 40

Box 6 City Limits, 1998 Sep/Oct

"Yonkers Race Trap" p. 24-9

Box 7 Journal, 1992 Apr- 1994 Oct

Includes contact list

Box 7 Journal, 1994 Oct- 1998

Includes contact list

Box 7 Folder 1 Negatives & Prints, undated

Includes contact sheets

Box 7 Folder 2 New York State and Yonkers codes, undated

Box 7 Folder 3 Yonkers Request for Proposals, undated

Design Criteria

Box 7 Folder 4 "The Yonkers Situation and the Conflicts Facing HUD", undated

Box 7 Folder 5 Diagrammatic Comparisons, undated

Comparing housing types: walk-ups vs. semi-detached

Box 7 Folder 6 Conversations w/ Michael Sussman & Sarah Van der Wycken, ca. 1985

Box 7 Folder 7 Judge Sand's Decision, 1985 Nov 20

United States of America vs. City of Yonkers, et al.

Box 7 Folder 8 Housing Remedy Order, 1986 May 28

Box 7 Folder 9 Section 8 Fair Market Housing, 1987


Box 7 Folder 10 Review of Sites, 1987 Jun - 1988 Jun

Responses to HUD's critique of sites

Box 7 Folder 11 Building Code Requirements, 1987 Jun

Box 7 Folder 12 Comparison of Housing Types, 1987 Jun

Box 7 Folder 13 "Stage One: Long Term Housing Plan for the City of Yonkers", 1987 Sep 15

Original typed version

Box 7 "Stage One: Long Term Housing Plan for the City of Yonkers", 1987 Sep 15

Bound copy

Box 7 Folder 14 Supplemental Properties, 1987 Dec

Box 7 Folder 15 Court Appointed Outside Housing Advisor, 1987-8

Correspondence, court orders, contracts

Box 7 Folder 16 Correspondence, 1988-1992

re: United States, et al. v. Yonkers, et al., progress of housing construction, Housing Authority Meetings, building permit delays, proposed order on title deficiencies, billing issues, Planning Magazine Article on Yonkers, Newman's tasks as Outside Housing Advisor.

Box 7 Folder 17 Proposed Order on Building Permit Issues, 1990 Jul

Correspondence and draft of order

Box 7 Folder 18 Save Yonkers Federation, 1990 Jul-Dec

Includes correspondence and copies of Save Yonkers Federation ads/bulletins

Box 7 "United States of America vs. City of Yonkers, et al.", 1991 Mar 14

Hearing on Disqualification of Judge Sand & ON, etca.

Box 7 "Request for Proposal (R.F.P. 2A) for the 'Turnkey' Development of 58 Dwelling Units on Two Sites in the City of Yonkers, Westchester County, NY", 1991 Apr

Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers

Box 7 Folder 19 Notice of Appeal, 1991 Apr 1

Appeal of disqualification of Judge Sand & ON

Box 7 Folder 20 Schedule for Units, 1991 Jun 21

Box 7 Folder 21 2nd Circuit Decision, 1991 Oct 7

Box 7 Folder 22 Tenant Selection, 1991 Jul-Nov, 1992

Includes correspondence and Admissions and Occupancy Policy

Box 7 Folder 23 Lawsuit by Residents on Restrictive Covenants, 1991 Jul, Oct-Nov, 1992 Mar 9

Eleanor G. Bourque, et al., v. The City of Yonkers and Deluxe Development; includes correspondence, copies of court documents, notices of removal

Box 7 Folder 24 Coop/Condo Conversions, 1991 Dec - 1992 Jan

Includes correspondence, data on units, and "Condominium Development Activity Update" 1986 Aug.

Box 7 Folder 25 Housing Education Relocation Enterprise, 1992 Mar, Apr

Box 7 Folder 26 Alternate Plan, 1992 Apr-Jun

Includes correspondence, "Yonkers Alternative Housing Plan," Modified Long Term Plan Orders, and NAACP and City Responses.

Box 7 Folder 27 Herald Statesman Accusations and Response, 1992 Nov-Dec

Includes news clippings, correspondence, and materials regarding builder Deluxe Development

Box 7 Folder 28 Correspondence concerning Yonkers Fair Housing Implementation Office, 1992 Nov-Dec

Box 7 Folder 29 Lincoln Site Changes, 1992 Dec

Box 7 Folder 30 Proposed Evaluation of Yonkers Housing, 1992

Includes correspondence with the Edna McConnel Clark Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Box 7 Folder 31 Ford Foundation Funded Evaluation of Yonkers Housing, 1992-4

Includes correspondence re: evaluation by group at Columbia University Teacher's College and "Ford Foundation Fiasco." Also includes "White Residents' Perceptions of Scattered-Site Public Housing in Yonkers, New York: Preliminary Analyses" by Joe T. Darden, Angela Aidala, Robert Crain, & Joyce Howard.

Box 7 Folder 32 Ginsburg Development Corp. on Yonkers Fair Housing Implementation Office, 1993 Apr 19

Correspondence re: "Developer Complains About Karen [Hill]"

Box 7 Folder 33 Book Proposal, 1993 Sep 7

Correspondence with Mark Elliot of the Ford Foundation Urban Poverty Programs

Box 7 Folder 34 Site Maps and Notes, 1993

Box 7 Folder 35 ON's Departure from Case, 1994

Box 7 Folder 36 "Looking to Yonkers for Answers to our Nation's Housing Crisis", 1994?

Drawer 209 Folder 1 Yonkers Project Drawings, undated

Drawings and copies of site plans, floor plans, perspectives; news clipping [26 items]