Triangle Waist Factory Fire 1911
Historic Preservation / Landmark Preservation Committee

Triangle Waist Factory Fire 1911


March 25, 1911 Fire is more devastating that any type of demolition. Exactly 100 years ago to this day, near closing time, a fire broke out in the Triangle Waist Factory located in Greenwich Village, New York. It claimed the lives of over 146 immigrant workers, predominately women and some as young as 15 years old. Immigrants … Continue reading