Posts Tagged ‘tuberculosis’

Infamous Lung Block

What: A tenement rife with tuberculosis that was eventually razed
When: Early 1900s
Where: Between Catherine, Cherry, Hamilton and Market streets on the Lower East Side in Manhattan

Rural TB Retreat

Home for Chronic Invalids. (Image: Montefiore Medical Center)

What: The 25-bed Montefiore Home for Chronic Invalids
When: 1884
Where: 84 Street and York Avenue