CEDAR SPRINGS PLACE
U. S. HOUSING
JAMES L. STEPHENSON
RECT CEDAR SPRINGS
of James L. Stephenson of Dallas as manager of Cedar Springs
Place, the federal government's low cost housing center, near
Maple Avenue, on Lucas Drive, was announced Saturday by James
T. Haile, district manager for the PWA housing division.
Mr. Stephenson's first work will
be selection of 181 tenants from a list of more than 650 applicants,
Haile said. Acceptance of additional applications will continue
indefinitely. The Dallas advisory committee will aid Stephenson
in selecting eligible tenants.
Stephenson, an insurance man, is
the son of Dr. J. L. Stephenson, who resigned recently as director
of the city-county hospital system and accepted a similar position
with Harris County.
- August 15, 1937,
Dallas Daily Times Herald, Sec. I, p. 2, col. 1.
"Tenants will be selected
at an early date, and they can begin moving in within four or
five weeks," Mr. Haile announced. "Every unit is physically
completed, and all ranges, refrigerators and window shades have
been installed. Only the landscaping, much of which will have
to be done during the cooler months, remained incomplete."
"A saving of $80,000 from
the $1,020,000 appropriated for Cedar Springs Place has been
effected, despite the fact that we have used part of the original
appropriation to buy an adjoining eight-acre tract for possible
future expansion," Hailed revealed. The dwellings and reserve
tract occupy twenty-two acres."
"Cost of the units is slightly
below the national average cost for similar projects," Mr.
Haile declared. "The per-room cost has been approximately
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