Prince Albert: A Victorian Hero Revealed

Fair Housing for the Working Class

Clip | 1m 22s | Video has closed captioning.

Historian Dr. Katy Layton-Jones visits Parnell House, a five-story apartment building created to replace a block of slums in central London. Every unit had running water, a bathroom and a minimum of three bedrooms, raising expectations for the way the laboring class could live. Prince Albert's innovative housing project was later used as a model for social housing across England.

Aired: 06/14/20

Rating: TV-PG

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