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Henry Street Settlement And Neighborhood Playhouse

New York, New York
County of New York.
263-267 Henry Street, & 466 Grand Street
National Register Number: 74001272
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Social - meeting hall.
Certified Local Government: YES
This NHL offers public access.
Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: Settlement House and Playhouse.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 30, 1974):
Founded in 1895, this was one of the leading institutions in the settlement house movement in the U.S. Lillian Wald, suffragist and pacifist, lived and worked here for nearly 40 years. She founded both this famous settlement house and a city-wide visiting nurse service.


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