The central example in this analysis is the Henry Street Settlement
, which during this period grew from a few rooms in a humble townhouse to a pillar of the city's public sector.
The event auctioned off works by artists such as Matthew Barney, Jeff Koons, Nate Lowman, and Barry McGee and raised over $1 Million for the Dash Snow Initiative for the Henry Street Settlement
, according to the (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/06/chanel-art-basel-miami-beach-party-barbecue_n_2250468.html#slide=1847086) Huffington Post .
The vision of this movement came from Lillian Wald, a nurse, and the founder of the Henry Street Settlement
in 1893 (Salmon & Mullan, 1993).
A week later, a few blocks north, where the original real housewives of New York lived, the Henry Street Settlement
reintroduces you to the 1905 version.
Inspired in part by the work of Lillian Wald, another although far less wealthy Jewish woman of German background who opened the Henry Street Settlement
in large measure to provide nursing services to the neighborhood's poor, the Lewisohn sisters considered theater a potent tool in the tandem project of ennobling the lives of the poor and ushering them into American and western culture.
One of the most influential and respected social reformers of the 20th century was Lillian Wald, founder of the Henry Street Settlement
in New York.
But she also toured the Henry Street Settlement
on the Lower East Side and cuddled children with AIDS - pointedly without donning gloves - in the pediatric unit at Harlem Hospital Center.
Children had been playing inside buildings until Lillian's advocacy resulted in the first outdoor playground built at the Henry Street Settlement
in New York in 1898.
She founded an early and influential settlement house on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the Henry Street Settlement
, which served a primarily immigrant, working-class, Jewish neighborhood.
In 1903 Kellor moved to New York and took up residence at the Henry Street settlement
, where she embarked on a study of joblessness among women.
Wald social reformer, inventor of public health nursing, and founder of the Henry Street Settlement
(Pollitt, 1994; Wald 1934) was only too happy to become involved as she had long lamented the struggles facing young children from the poorer districts.
IN 1971 HELEN HALL (1892-1982), THE president of the National Federation of Settlements, published Unfinished Business in Neighborhood and Nation, memoirs of her tenure as Henry Street Settlement
's second director.