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Barney Circle interstate bridge fight records
Abstract The Citizens Committee to Stop It Again (CCSIA) emerged as a group of neighbors and neighborhoods on both sides of the Anacostia River affected by the traffic movements (congestion, etc.) and loss of parkland amenity that would result from the proposed interstate bridge at the Barney Circle. The CCSIA worked with other community groups and the local chapter of the Sierra Club and showed that the freeway would increase congestion of the freeway and street networks while converting scarce...
Dates: 1979 - 1996
Capitol Hill Restoration Society records
Abstract Collection consists of material gathered and created by the Capitol Hill Restoration Society as a function of their work as an advocacy agency in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. The type of material in the collection includes newsletters, correspondence, photographs, treasurer reports, maps, reports, and studies. This material dates from 1904-2012 with the majority of the material falling within the dates 1958-2012. Topics of interest include Eastern Market, Barney Circle Freeway Modification...
Peter S. Craig papers
Abstract Peter Stebbins Craig was a lawyer in Washington, D.C. who led legal challenges against the construction of interstate highways through the city in the 1960s and 1970s. Taking the side of residents whose homes would be razed for new freeways, Craig successfully battled developers, business leaders, and members of Congress to block seven multilane highways that would have destroyed 200,000 housing units within the city. This collection contains reports and studies, correspondence, legal...
Dates: 1904-1983; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1975
Ralph E. Rechel papers
Ralph E. Rechel Papers consist mainly of documents created by him or his colleagues during his years as a transportation analyst and consultant for various public and private organizations. The collection contains assorted memoranda, reports, journals, correspondence, testimonials, news clippings and pamphlets. These range in date from 1947 to 1980.
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority metrorail specifications
The WMATA Metrorail Specifications collection is comprised primarly of technical specifications and contracts related to the construction of Metrorail. The collection consists of unbound letter-size documents, bound letter-size reports and specifications, oversize reports and specifications, and blueprints.
- Transportation 4
- Urban transportation 4
- Barney Circle (Washington, D.C.) 2
- Historic preservation 2
- Maps 2
- Subways 2
- Washington (D.C.) 2
- Zoning 2
- Brazil 1
- Bridges 1
- Capitol Hill (Washington, D.C.) 1
- Citizens' associations 1
- City traffic 1
- Eastern Market (Washington, D.C.) 1
- Home rule 1
- Local transit 1
- Photographs 1
- Planning 1
- Roads 1 + ∧ less
- Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 2
- Air Transport Association of America 1
- Capitol Hill Restoration Society 1
- Committee of 100 on the Federal City (Washington, D.C.) 1
- Craig, Peter Stebbins 1