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Danny Kronenfeld, Champion of the Homeless, Is Dead at 87

Dec 12, 2019 - The New York Times

He founded a groundbreaking shelter for families and later spent 16 years in charge of the historic Henry Street Settlement.

He founded a groundbreaking shelter for families and later spent 16 years in charge of the historic Henry Street Settlement.

Danny Kronenfeld, who directed the Henry Street Settlement for 16 years, founded the nation’s first family homeless shelter staffed by social workers and preserved a 19th-century tradition by transplanting his own family there, died on ...