Gallery: The Congo Street Initiative Revived a Downtrodden Dallas Neigh...

 
The Congo Street Initiative is an inspiring community restoration project in the Jubilee Park neighborhood of East Dallas. Led by bcWorkshop with the help of hundreds of volunteers and architecture students from the University of Texas at Arlington School of Architecture, the project restored new homes for five families using materials from their old homes. Each family was closely involved with the design and reconstruction of their sanctuaries, and the project has helped to stabilize the neighborhood. The homes were completed in 2010, and in the fall of 2012 the project made the overall street more sustainable and added solar panels to each roof.

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  1. Dieudonne Makila February 18, 2015 at 9:02 am

    Where is that?

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