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East 143rd Street–St Mary's Str, Wave Hill, Harlem River Houses, St Mary's Park, Pelham Bay Park

Patterson Houses is a public housing development in the Mott Haven neighborhood of The Bronx, New York City, New York. It is one of the largest New York City Housing Authority complexes in the city with 15 buildings and 1,790 apartments.


Map of Patterson Houses, Bronx, NY 10451, USA

It was completed on December 31, 1956 and spans an area of 17.18 acres (6.95 ha), which is located between East 139th Street and East 141st Street and covers two main avenues, Third Avenue and Morris Avenue.

The housing development is named after judge Lester Patterson (1893–1947).

Notable residents

  • Nathaniel "Tiny" Archibald, professional basketball player
  • Iran "The Blade" Barkley, boxer
  • Guy Fisher, former drug lord and owner of the Apollo Theater
  • Rapper A.G. of the duo Showbiz and A.G.
  • Rapper Percee P
  • Latin musical artist Prince Royce
  • Hip Hop Pioneer and,Promoter R.C Vansilk from 281 East143rd st Apt 11-C


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