Walnut Terrace - Then & Now & More


Last updated: November 2, 2016

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Introduction

This document contains informal research about the Walnut Terrace housing projects in Raleigh, North Carolina. It includes a historical perspective of the prior neighborhood, the fire department’s response to the burning of the demolished homes, the story of the subsequent housing project, and histories of nearby structures. The author is Mike Legeros, who was greatly aided with photographs and materials from the Raleigh Housing Authority.

Contents

  • Introduction
  • Vacant Homes Set Ablaze, 1958
  • Photos of the Burning Debris
  • Federal Housing Project
  • Pictures of the Past, 1958
  • Original Property Map, 1956
  • Original Property Owners
  • Building Walnut Terrace
  • Walnut Terrace Site Plan, 1957
  • Moving into Walnut Terrace
  • New Start, New Projects
  • Facts and Figures
  • Site Plan
  • 2013 Panoramic Perspectives
  • Comparing Streets
  • Sources
  • Appendix A – 1953 Street Map
  • Appendix B - Fire Training Tower
  • Appendix C - Eliza Pool School

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