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Downtown Progress Records

 Collection
Identifier: 025
The collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, committee reports, memoranda, legal papers, and general office files of the organization. It also contains photographs, sketches, maps, architectural drawings, street diagrams, and slides of buildings and streetscapes located in the downtown urban renewal area.

Dates

  • 1960-1977

Language of Materials

English

Extent

22 linear feet; 102 boxes

Biographical / Historical

Downtown Progress, originally known as the National Capital Downtown Committee, was a non-profit organization of businessmen formed to revitalize downtown from the Capitol to the White House. The downtown urban renewal area was bounded by 5th and 15th Streets, NW, and Pennsylvania Avenue to Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Title
Downtown Progress
Subtitle
An inventory of Downtown Progress at DC Public Library
Author
Finding aid prepared by Leroy Graham/Faye Haskins.
Date
2001-02
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the DC Public Library Special Collections Repository

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