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Photo courtesy of Carl Ballenas

Photo of Jacob Riis house

This rare photo shows the home of Jacob Riis which once stood at 84-47 120th Street, Richmond Hill, NY. A plaque now designates the spot on the apartment building that is there now.
  • About Jacob Riis

  • Writer, Photographer, who impacted social change in New York City, lived in Richmond Hill.
  • Jacob Riis' Study

  • An illustration of where he spent his time writing
  • Noteworthy People

  • List of Notables who hailed in someway from Richmond Hill, NY.