the Third Ward in Houston
Story Work in the Face of Redevelopment
took place in December 2006 and July 2007 in Houston, Texas as
a collaboration between CDS
and Carroll Parrott Blue's The
Dawn Project to
capture stories about the Third Ward, an historically Black community,
now facing gentrification and redevelopment that threatens it's
have collected stories about the neighborhood and the personal
histories that connect people to the place and to the past, and
address the values and perspectives that should inform any development
into the future.
map below provides an outline of the neighborhood and many significant
stories and places.