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The Ville, Revisited, Late November 2015

We drove through the Ville neighborhood last week, and I was disappointed to see that the neglect and deterioration has continued. Once the isolated “suburban” town of Elleardsville, the Ville became the center of the middle class in the African-American… Continue Reading

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Wells-Goodfellow #6, Revisited, Again

I think the Wells-Goodfellow neighborhood is easily the saddest quarter in the city. It was devastated by the crack wars of the last century, and there is so much abandonment and desolation. In many parts, vegetation creeps up around buildings like… Continue Reading