The Tenement House Problem: Including the Report of the New York State Tenement House Commission of 1900, Τόμος 1

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Robert Weeks De Forest, Lawrence Veiller
Macmillan, 1903 - 986 σελίδες
 

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Σελίδα 92 - A tenement-house within the meaning of this title shall be taken to mean and include any house or building, or portion thereof, which is rented, leased, let or hired out, to be occupied, or is occupied as the home or residence of three families or more living independently of each other, and doing their cooking upon the premises, or by more than two families upon any floor, so living and cooking, but having a common right in the halls, stairways, yards, water-closets or privies, or some of them.
Σελίδα 461 - This preservation photocopy was made and hand bound at BookLab, Inc., in compliance with copyright law. The paper is Weyerhaeuser Cougar Opaque Natural, which exceeds ANSI Standard Z39.48-1984.
Σελίδα 160 - ... personal injuries sustained in consequence of such fire breaking out in said building, and shall also be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not less than six months nor more than twelve months in the county jail ; and such action for damages may be maintained by any person now authorized by law to sue as in other cases of similar injuries: Provided.
Σελίδα 35 - tenement house," when used in this chapter, means any house or building, or portion thereof, which is either rented, leased, let or hired out, to be occupied, or is occupied in whole or in part as the home or residence of three families or more living independently of each other, and doing their cooking upon the premises, and [having a common right in the halls, stairways, yards, water closets or privies, or some of them...
Σελίδα 122 - Annual report of the Department of Public Works for the year ending December 31.
Σελίδα 10 - They are centers of disease, poverty, vice, and crime, where it is a marvel, not that some children grow up to be thieves, drunkards, and prostitutes, but that so many should ever grow up to be decent and self-respecting. All the conditions which surround childhood, youth, and womanhood in New York's crowded tenement quarters make for unrighteousness.
Σελίδα 157 - A tenement house within the meaning of this article shall be taken to mean and include every house, building or portion thereof which is rented, leased, let or hired out to be occupied or is occupied as the home or residence of more than three families living independently of one another and doing their cooking upon the premises; or by more than two families upon a floor so living and cooking, but having a common right in the halls, stairways, yards, water-closets or privies or some of them.
Σελίδα 136 - Every building shall have, with reference to its height, condition, construction, surroundings, character of occupation and number of occupants, reasonable means of egress in case of fire, satisfactory to the commissioner...
Σελίδα 98 - The amended act requires that every sleeping room "shall have at least one window, with a movable sash, having an opening of not less than twelve square feet, admitting light and air directly from the public street or yard of the said house, unless sufficient light and ventilation shall be otherwise provided, in a manner and on a plan approved by the Board of Health.
Σελίδα 165 - ... years of age. The health officer is hereby authorized, if in his judgment it is necessary to secure compliance with this requirement, to cause to be affixed to or near the door of each such room a placard stating the number...

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