How do neighborhoods change?

Objective:

Students learn to observe changes in their communities. 

Activity:

Students identify a construction project, locate the site

on a map and discuss the result or expected impact of neighborhood change on their lives.

Materials:

Bronx street map

Suggested Photos:

Cross Bronx Expressway

Triborough Bridge

149th St. & Elevated Subways

Fordham & the Grand Concourse

Suggested Bronxboro Articles:

Proposed Arterial System for the Post War Bronx

Addition to the Bronx Skyline by Public Works Dept.

Suggested Scrapbook Articles:

“Buy in Bronx” Drive Spurred by UNO Site

Bronx Joint Committee Plans Many Postwar Projects

Tenants Displaced by Highway Will Be Housed

Sample Subjects:

Housing; Highways; Transportation