President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal had a significant impact on Washington, D.C. It led to the city’s first water treatment plant and miles of sewers to clean up the Potomac and Anacostia rivers; it expanded public schools, hospitals and public housing; and it improved miles of streets across the District.
In this talk, Brent McKee and Richard Walker from the nonprofit Living New Deal will discuss the New Deal’s transformational impact on Washington from the National Mall to Judiciary Square. Living New Deal researches the immense riches of New Deal public works around the country and makes their findings publicly available through digital mapping and a website.
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