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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
Abstract 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.
- Bridges 1
- City traffic 1
- Historic preservation 1
- Home rule 1
- Local transit 1
- Maps 1
- Planning 1
- Roads 1
- Urban transportation 1
- Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 1
- Zoning 1 ∧ less
- Committee of 100 on the Federal City (Washington, D.C.) 1
- Craig, Peter Stebbins 1
- National Capital Transportation Agency (U.S.) 1
- United States. National Capital Planning Commission 1