Urban Life Zach Ashkinadze

The government helped improve sanitation, they created settlement homes for immigrants and the poor, and they improved living conditions in tenements.
“Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody."
Much of the urban poor, including a majority of incoming immigrants, lived in tenement housing.
Layout of most tenement houses (Dumbbell Tenements)

George Waring was an American sanitary engineer and civic reformer.

George Waring was mostly well known for a system he designed that separated sewage from regular storm water runoff.


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