June 4, 2012
In 1940, You Could Rent a Manhattan Apartment For $30

CUNY’s Center for Urban Research launched a project entitled Welcome to 1940s New York today—a look socioeconomic climate of the city in the 1940s, or more simply, a look at how relatively cheap renting was way back when. […]
Take a look at what CUNY’s Urban Research team unearthed about Manhattan’s West Village which was pitched as “not a neighborhood for artists and writers” (mind you, rents there are now $3,000 and up).
Read more at The Atlantic Wire. [Image: CUNY Center for Urban Research]

In 1940, You Could Rent a Manhattan Apartment For $30

CUNY’s Center for Urban Research launched a project entitled Welcome to 1940s New York today—a look socioeconomic climate of the city in the 1940s, or more simply, a look at how relatively cheap renting was way back when. […]

Take a look at what CUNY’s Urban Research team unearthed about Manhattan’s West Village which was pitched as “not a neighborhood for artists and writers” (mind you, rents there are now $3,000 and up).

Read more at The Atlantic Wire. [Image: CUNY Center for Urban Research]

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