1949Veterans’ low-rent housing was planned at the Babson farm on Washington Street.Arts and Culture, Location and Setting, Buildings & Architecture

Gloucester Daily Times. “Babson Farm Site OK’D For Vets’ Housing Site.” Oct. 28, 1948. https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/
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The 11-acre site was acquired by the Gloucester Housing Authority with no financial responsibility by the city since the GHA and the state guaranteed the bonds. The $1.35 million project would have 120 family units.

Gloucester Daily Times. "Babson Farm Site OK'D For Vets' Housing Site." Oct. 28, 1948. https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/
Gloucester Daily Times. "Artist's Perspective of Gloucester's New Housing Site." March 18, 1949.
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