I’ll Take You There: Breaking The Myths About Public Housing • Discoverology

I’ll Take You There: Breaking The Myths About Public Housing

Architecture, Cities

In the 1930s, Atlanta was the first city to build modern public housing units. They were marketed largely to working-class white people, a temporary stop on the way to presumed home ownership. But as lenders approved more loans to white Americans, black families became the face of public housing.

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