What's missing today in Newburgh that you could have seen in the 1970s?

In the 1960s, urban renewal swept through the United States promising to replace aging neighborhoods with new modern buildings. Frederica Warner saw urban renewal through different eyes.

This program is part of the Newburgh Beacon Audio Adventure Tour. This sign is located in Broadway Park  at Colden and Water Streets.


This story has been condensed and edited from a longer interview.

Interviewee: Frederika Warner

Recorded: August 12, 2008

Time Period: 1970's

Subjects: Newburgh, New York, urban renewal

Collection: Newburgh-Beacon Audio Tour

Credits: Photo courtesy of Photobucket (Canman_album)

Produced by Eileen McAdam and narrated by Jim Metzner

Funded by:  New York Council for the Humanities

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