Settlement Houses

Buildings that house a variety of individual and family social, educational, and recreational facilities provided for recent immigrants or residents of underprivileged neighborhoods; especially in England and the United States since the late 19th century.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
20507
Names
settlement houses
settlement house
houses, settlement
neighborhood houses
settlements
centros recreativos Spanish
centro recreativo Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300179506. The J. Paul Getty Trust.