Southwest Remembered: A Story of Urban Renewal
During the effort in the 1940s to clean-up inner-city slums, the Southwest neighborhood of Washington, with the worst slums in the city, was selected for redevelopment. the effort to provide better housing for the community ended with 23,000 displaced residents and a community whose character was forever changed. Southwest Remembered films former Southwest residents as they remember the streetcars, markets, seafood, and neighborhood camaraderie before their community was torn apart.
Southwest Federal Center
Moving Image Item Type Metadata