The Living New Deal Hits the Blogs

Word about the Living New Deal is getting around in the blog-o-sphere these days, we’re happy to report (especially  A recent entry is from MetaFilter Community Weblog, an open forum type of blog with millions of followers.

We particularly appreciated the first comment posted there:

“All right, but apart from the sanitation, the medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh-water system, and public health, what has the New Deal ever done for us?…. Seriously though, this kind of thing makes me love the internet.”

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New Deal Maps

Check out our latest map and guide to the work of the New Deal in Washington, D.C. It includes 500 New Deal sites in the District alone, highlighting 34 notable sites, and includes an inset map of the area around the National Mall which can be used for self-guided walking tours.

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