New York Public Housing Project Named for Late Rabbi Stephen Wise
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New York Public Housing Project Named for Late Rabbi Stephen Wise

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Stephen Wise Towers, a low-income public housing project named for the late Rabbi Stephen S. Wise, outstanding American Jewish leader and eminent Zionist, was dedicated here today in the presence of Mayor Robert F. Wagner and other civic leaders. Built with State aid by the New York City Housing Authority at a cost of $8,500,000, the development consists of two apartment buildings camp rising 399 apartments accommodating 1,250 persons.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund