Can We Talk? Looking Back at Urban Renewal

Hosted By: The Lakeland Community Heritage Project; partnered with University of Maryland Historic Preservation and American Studies students

What It’s About: LCHP and University of Maryland students taking Dr. Mary Corbin Sies’s class in Social and Ethnic Issues in Preservation are beginning to study the urban renewal process in Lakeland. Can you help us with information, memories, and stories from that difficult time?

Date: Sunday, April 7, 2013

Time: 1:30 PM Lunch
Discussion after lunch

Location: Embry A.M.E. Church
5101 Lakeland Road
College Park, MD 20740

Questions: Decades later, what are your unanswered questions?
Can you help us document what happened when?
What do you want the students to research?
What do you want to say about urban renewal?

We also invite you to attend:
A public presentation of the students’ research findings:
Thursday May 16, 2013, 7:00-9:00 pm
College Park Community Center

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