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Good news for preservation: bricks laid by former slaves in Freedman’s Town, Houston

Jan 21
9:41 am
By Menil

Judge Orders Crews to Halt Removal of Freedmen’s Town Bricks

After months of debate, the City of Houston has temporarily stopped a restoration project in the historic Freedmen’s Town neighborhood in the Fourth Ward.

It’s only for 14 days, however–take action to preserve this important part of Houston’s heritage.


Read about it or hear the story on Houston Public Media here.