JMU Exhibit Shows How Harrisonburg was Affected by Urban Renewal Project in 1960s

Photographs were discovered at the Harrisonburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority documenting which buildings were destroyed in an Urban Renewal Project during the 1960s. These photographs are now part of an exhibit entitled What Was Lost: Urban Renewal in 1960s Harrisonburg that James Madison University’s Institute for Visual Studies created. In Roop Hall, room 208, you can view this exhibit free of charge from now until April 4th.

JMU Exhibit | What Was Lost: Urban Renewal in 1960s Harrisonburg

Head on over to the exhibit when you have a chance to take in how urban development changed Harrisonburg. It is open from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday. February 4 – April 4. Find Roop Hall on JMU’s Campus Map.

 

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