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Join the UChicago Association of Black Alumni for the Greater U Street Heritage Trail
City Within a City: Greater U Street

Cost: Free
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Join us on this self-guided Heritage Trail tour to learn more about DC’s Greater U Street neighborhood, where a nationally
significant African American community flourished in the early 20th century. Discover the history of this area, which is celebrated
for nurturing renowned leaders in civil rights, law, science, and the arts. Meet up after the tour at historic Ben’s Chili Bowl for a bite.

Cultural Tour leader, Jane Freundel Levey, is a historian and writer specializing in the history of Washington, DC. As Director of Heritage and Community Programs for the nonprofit Cultural Tourism DC, she is responsible for the city's neighborhood Heritage Trails, the award winning system of self-guided walking tours of DC neighborhoods developed in concert with the local communities. Levey holds an M.A. in American Studies from George Washington University and a B.A. from Wellesley College. She is a frequent speaker on DC history topics in lectures and in radio, TV, and film. Among her writing credits is Washington Album: A Pictorial History of the Nation's Capital co-authored with University of Chicago alumnus, Bob Levey, AB'66.
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Event Information
Saturday, Apr 26 2014 at 3:00pm - 5:00pm [ iCal ]
U Street Neighborhood Visitor Center
1211 U Street NW
Washington, DC
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Look Who's Coming:
Faith Brunner
Adrian Dixon
Total Health Care
Lynn Espedido
Harris Alumni
Tiffani Feuerstein
Dong Kinard
Rachelle Large
Rachelle Large
Rachelle Large
Rui Mano
Uchicago alumni
Antonia Noskowski
rosemary reed miller
d c historical society
Michael Singer
Michelle Singletary
Monique Singletary
Urban Planning
Ella Toombs
Amani Warren
The Young Women's Project
Susan Zahran
... a total of 17 guests.