What the Freeway (WTF): Eminent Domain and the Interstate Highway System

Episode 18 November 21, 2022 00:35:52
What the Freeway (WTF): Eminent Domain and the Interstate Highway System
Urban Planning is Not Boring
What the Freeway (WTF): Eminent Domain and the Interstate Highway System

Nov 21 2022 | 00:35:52

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Samantha Ellman Natalie Ikhrata

Show Notes

Sam and Nat are beginning a mini-series to discuss all things freeway! Today they begin the series by diving into the history of the interstate highway system and provide some information regarding eminent domain and the role it played in freeway development across the country. Sam also provides some insights on a related case study in Santa Monica that she has been reviewing across this semester. This episode is anything but boring!

 

Sources:

A Brief History Of How Racism Shaped Interstate Highways

Beneath The Santa Monica Freeway Lies The Erasure Of Sugar Hill

Below Market Housing Pilot

Santa Monica tries to repay historically displaced families

Santa Monica’s message to people evicted long ago for the 10 Freeway: Come home

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