Twilight of a Neighborhood: Asheville's East End
“Twilight of a Neighborhood: Asheville’s East End, 1970,” a multifaceted public humanities project organized around Andrea Clark’s powerful photographs, explores the community’s life before and after the impact of urban renewal there. The discussions and interviews of the “Twilight of a Neighborhood” project revealed a wide array of view points that often contradicted each other and signaled that the history of urban renewal is complex and shaded. Among the factors that shaped responses were race, age, gender,and class. The project has helped energize an emerging movement of concerned Asheville citizens who believe that their culture and history will shape how they live in the present and define the future. Read more.