The Brian Lehrer Show Edit this Published in The Brian Lehrer Show From Bronxdale to Washington Listen 12 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/30580/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Sonia Sotomayor grew up in a South Bronx public housing project. But what exactly was housing project life like in the 1950's? Nicholas Dagen Bloom, associate professor at the New York Institute of Technology and author of Public Housing That Worked: New York in the Twentieth Century, and Yvette Williams a longtime Bronxdale Houses resident explain. Did you grow up in NYC public housing around the same time as Sonia Sotomayor? Comment below!