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Adaptation

Helpful resources for students enrolled in the Adaptation class. The focus is U Street and Fourteenth Street NW, Washington DC, and its transformation.

Adaptation

Types:

Historical Newspapers

 

Historical Black Newspapers

 

Subjects:

Architecture

• Historic preservation

• Urban studies and planning

 

By Name:

Digital Sanborn Maps

 

Academic Search Complete

 

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

 

Jstor

 

Informative Websites

District of Columbia Archives

National Trust for Historic Preservation

HABS/HAER historic American buildings survey

Wikipedia on riots in DC, for resources

Department of transportation historic pictures

Map Warper

The U.S. Census Bureau

 

 

Additional Resources

• Milan Budhathoki: GIS Librarian - mb17@umd.edu

• Chuck Howell: Journalism - chuckh@umd.edu

Good keywords: urban renewal, gentrification, land use, zoning law, revitalization, inclusionary zoning, race riots, Martin Luther King assassination, Washington DC or D.C., neighborhoods, demographics