Joseph F. Loehr Court

10 Western Avenue, Yonkers When Hurricane Ida struck in early September 2021, it dumped around 8 inches of rain on Yonkers in a 24-hour period. Among the hardest-hit areas of the city was Loehr Court, a public housing complex. Water unleashed by the climate-change-fueled storm flooded Loehr Courts’ basements, causing $2 million dollars’ worth of… Continue reading Joseph F. Loehr Court

Hudson Garden Apartments/Smith Street Housing Project

Smith Street (between Weed St. and Salt Point Turnpike), Poughkeepsie Formerly known as the Smith Street Housing Project, the Hudson Garden Apartments are a public housing development in Poughkeepsie. The apartment complex opened to its first residents in 1952, becoming the city’s first public housing project. The 185-unit complex was named after Poughkeepsie cough drop… Continue reading Hudson Garden Apartments/Smith Street Housing Project