Know Your Neighborhood: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Columbia Heights

Monday, April 29, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.

Image advertising the Know Your Neighborhood lecture series, in particular The Rise and Fall and Rise of Columbia Heights lecturThe Know Your Neighborhood program series continues with an encore presentation of Brian Kraft's wildly popular lecture, "The Rise and Fall and Rise of Columbia Heights."

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

Join us for a repeat of this wonderful talk in the meeting room on the main floor of the library.

Know Your Neighborhood is a series of programs exploring the history of DC neighborhoods, a collaboration between DC Public Library's Washingtoniana Division and the Mount Pleasant Library.

Visit for a full listing of all the programs in the series.

The series will continue at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library in June.