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Neighbors: Conservation in a Changing Community

Mar 24, 2015
12:00 pm
Snell Library 90
The film, Neighbors: Conservation in a Changing Community examines the challenges and opportunities of neighborhood revitalization through the stories of twelve of Boston’s South End residents. The older, working class population is juxtaposed with the more affluent newcomers who are attracted by the prime location and historic architecture as well as the ethnic mix of the neighborhood. While documenting the differences among these residents, the film also reveals their common goals — to make their neighborhood a better place to live.

by Richard P. Rogers
produced by Janet Mendelsohn
color, 28 min with 12 min extra, 1977

Neighborhood Matters is a lunchtime series that celebrates the ways in which community groups have shaped the neighborhoods surrounding the Northeastern campus. This series is co-curated by the Northeastern Center for the Arts and the Archives and Special Collections at the Northeastern University Library.

Lunch will be served.

Partner: Northeastern Center for the Arts and Archives and Special Collections, Northeastern Libraries. Special thanks to the Northeastern Department of City and Community Affairs.