Out of the Frying Pan---Area B DP's Worse Off Now


This file appears in: Longwood (Area B) Urban Renewal Project
Out of the Frying Pan---Area B DP's Worse Off Now

The development for Area B forced the families in the neighborhood to relocate for the duration of the construction. Some families, such as the Whittsit family, found themselves in a worse situation because they only affordable housing they could find was in Area O, which was referred to as Cleveland’s worse slum. This article headline invokes the term "DP's," or "displaced persons," more commonly associated with refugees from Eastern and Central Europe, including Holocaust survivors, following World War II.


This file appears in: Longwood (Area B) Urban Renewal Project