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Archives & Special Collections (ASC)

Uncovering Racial Logics: Louisville's History of Racial Oppression and Activism

Interactive Maps

Mapping Inequality: Redlining in New Deal America shows not just redlining in Louisville, but also throughout other major cities within the United States.


 

Created by Noah Hayes, this senior thesis project from the UofL Department of Geography and Geosciences examines the spatial similarities of the 1968 and 2020 Uprisings, and how Black political action has evolved in the city.


 

Black West, White East, created by Alonso Nichols, explores the history of Louisville's segregation through population maps.


 

This project analyzes the current planning process for Louisville's neighborhoods with a racial equity framework. It was created by Charles Ames, Charlotte Caldwell, Jeremy Chesler, Mark R. Long, Rob Monsma, Pierce Tomoki Stevenson, & Jennifer Wilson.


 

The Lost Louisville map highlights "ghost" buildings of Louisville that once stood but are no longer present. While the map highlights buildings destroyed by natural disasters, demolition, and fire, it also documents buildings razed due to Urban Renewal. 

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