United Charities Complex ...A NYS Women's History Site
105 E. 22nd St. New York NY
Type: Public Bldg.
Category/Significance: economics (social work; consumerism)
This building was intended to provide charitable groups with a central building and lower rent than they would have elsewhere. The original tenants were the Charities Organizations Society, the Association for the Improvement of the Condition of the Poor, the Children's Aid Society, and the New York City Mission and Tract Society; a later and perhaps most important tenant was the National Consumer's League, an influential reform organization which fought for legislation regulating child labor, women's labor, and wages and hours in general. ...learn more>>
GPS: 40.739439,-73.9864722 Location Map