Houston Press: Uneasy Third Ward Residents Decry 'Whitewashed' Neighborhood

Full article by G. Paris Johnson


On the outskirts of the neighborhood, the intersection of Alabama Street and Emancipation Avenue now bears street signs labeling the area an "Economic Corridor." The new signs are part of a new initiative by the Emancipation Economic Development Council, a collective of community organizations that hopes to find a way for property developers, new buyers and longtime residents to work together.