Greenwood

The image shows a portion of the African American neighborhood that was overrun by white rioters May 31-June 1, 1921. With force of numbers and superior weapons, they defeated the black defenders in a number of engagements.

The Tulsa Race Massacre: A Century Later

On the hundred-year anniversary of the violence that destroyed Tulsa's "Black Wall Street," the country is finally reckoning with the legacy of one of the most destructive racially motivated riots in U.S. history.

June 3, 2021 - Diana Ionescu

Black Wall Street

Black Wall Street's Second Destruction

After the Tulsa Race Massacre, Greenwood rebuilt strong. Then came "urban renewal."

June 1, 2021 - Next City

South Mall Parking Lot

On the Life Cycle of Suburban Malls

Using Greenwood, Indiana as an example, Eric McAfee discusses how the value of individual suburban malls depreciates over time. Shiny new shopping centers compensate for inevitable vacancies in older ones.

November 14, 2015 - Urban Indy

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Urban Design for Planners 1: Software Tools

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Planning for Universal Design

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