Names

Projects across the country seek to definitively identify the names of city neighborhoods -- a process that's both difficult and important to local pride, according to those behind these efforts.
Jan 3, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
What's in a name? Apparently, reports Kim Severson, some not-so-subtle reminders of a segregated American landscape. And changing them is not easy."The United States Board on Geographic Names, the federal agency that maintains the official names of m
Oct 7, 2011   The New York Times
Neighborhood naming is fraught with confusion, misunderstandings and downright deception. Take Los Angeles, for example.
Aug 16, 2011   The Awl