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Overview This collection contains Foggy Bottom Association records related to historic preservation and urban renewal in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood. The association has been very active in advocating for the preservation of the residential character of Foggy Bottom as profound changes have come to the neighborhood since the mid-20th century.
Dates: 1969-2006; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2006
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
- City traffic 1
- Express highways 1
- Foggy Bottom (Washington, D.C.) 1
- Home rule 1
- Maps 1
- Neighborhood planning -- United States -- Citizen participation. 1
- Planning 1
- Subways 1
- Transportation 1
- Urban transportation 1
- Washington (D.C.) 1
- Zoning 1 ∧ less
- Committee of 100 on the Federal City (Washington, D.C.) 1
- Craig, Peter Stebbins 1
- Foggy Bottom Association 1
- United States. National Capital Planning Commission 1
- Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 1