The Rise and Fall and Rise of Columbia Heights

Date: 
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 6:30pm

tivoli theaterIn this lecture, Brian Kraft will present a sweeping view of the history of Columbia Heights that mirrors the history of Urban America. He will trace the neighborhood's beginnings, physical development, demographic upheavals, and recent resurgence, with maps, photos, and other images.

Know Your Neighborhood is an ongoing series of programs exploring the history of D.C. neighborhoods, a collaboration between DC Public Library's Washingtoniana Division and neighborhood libraries.
 
For more programs in the series, visit dclibrary.org/knowyourneighborhood.

Photo courtesy of Washingtoniana Historic Image Collection.