Post Profile

Lyttonsville could get a second chance at development

Silver Spring’s Lyttonsville neighborhood has a rich history, but urban renewal nearly destroyed it. With the Purple Line coming, this historically black community could get a second chance, but not everybody looks forward to it. Situated west of the Red Line tracks from downtown Silver Spring, Lyttonsville is one of Montgomery County’s oldest neighborhoods, founded in […]
read more


Related Posts

A. Barton Hinkle on How Urban Renewal Destroys Neighborhoods

News : Reason

Urban renewal is the term used to describe the process by which government authorities bulldoze neighborhoods in order to start over from scratch. It became a staple of U.S. urban policy in the mid-20th century, when two federal hou...

Chicago Urban League's Black History Month Film Festival

United States / Chicago : A/C

The Chicago Urban League celebrates the black experience through cinema, with its second annual Black History Month Film Festival, a film festival designed to "educate, empower and inspire Chicago's African American community." Begi...

How Silver Spring came to be

United States / Washington D.C. : All Opinions Are Local

You could ask five residents what Silver Spring’s boundaries are and receive five different answers, ranging from a neighborhood near the D.C. line to a city the size of the District of Columbia itself. But how did it end up this wa...

Dr. Gridlock: Silver Spring residents petition for Purple Line changes near schools, homes

United States / Washington D.C. : Washington Post: Local

More than 500 people have signed an online petition urging Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) to make street crossings safer if the state builds a light-rail Purple Line that would run trains in front of two Silver Spring schools.Read fu...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC