THE NEW YORK TENEMENT-HOUSE EVIL AND ITS CURE 373
1. Houses with windows only at the front and rear, all the cen¬
tral rooms being dark. A regulation of the Board of Health also
prevents the erection of more of this kind. Those now in exist¬
ence, like the rear tenements, should be destroyed.
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2. Houses having enclosed courts or wells at the sides.
3. Houses having spaces at the sides which are open at the
4. Houses having the characteristics of both of the two former