A timeline of discrimination, segregation and housing policy in the U.S.

Undesign the Redline is an interactive exhibit connecting the intentional and systematic racial housing segregation of the 1930s to political and social issues of today, through the powerful narratives of the people and communities affected by redlining and its legacy.

Explore the history. Be inspired by stories of vision and change. Become part of the conversation for new equitable policies and practices.

Atlanta | Chicago | Cleveland | Denver | Los Angeles

2019 Exhibits

Atlanta: November 23, 2018 – June 28, 2019

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Atlanta Monetary Museum)
Free Self-guided tours
Monday through Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
1000 Peachtree Street, N.E.
Atlanta, Ga. 30309-4470

Chicago: March 6 – November 29, 2019

March 6 – March 29
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Money Museum
230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Ill.
The money museum is located on the first floor.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., except Bank Holidays

April 4 – May 31
National Public Housing Museum
625 N. Kingsbury St., Chicago, Ill.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

July 1 – August 2
Harris Theater Chicago
205 E. Randolph Dr., Chicago, Ill. 60601
Hours: Monday through Friday: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

August 5 – October 20
Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center
2100 Ridge Ave., Evanston, Ill. 60201

October 28 – November 29
Harold Washington College
30 E Lake St, Chicago, Ill. 60601

Cleveland: April 15 - December 20, 2019

April 15 – June 28, 2019
Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization & Cudell Improvement, Inc.
6016 Lorain Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44102
Hours: Every Monday and Friday, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 4 - 6 p.m.
Learn more about booking private tours, given on Tuesdays and Wednesdays on first-come, first-serve basis.
Special event: Playing May 19 - June 8 at the James Levin Theatre, Central Concern takes a satirical look at the history of the American real estate profession and how it championed property values at the expense of civil rights.

July 8 – September 27, 2019
YWCA of Greater Cleveland
4019 Prospect Ave. E, Cleveland, Ohio 44103

October 7 – December 20, 2019
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral – Commons
2230 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115

On Display through December 2019
Mount Pleasant Now Development Corporation
13815 Kinsman Rd, Cleveland, Ohio 44120

For more information about the locations and exhibit hours, go to www.clevelandnp.org/undesigntheredline.

Denver: March 18 – July 2019

McNichols Civic Center Building
144 W. Colfax Avenue
Denver, Co. 80202
Hours: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Saturday through Sunday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Guided tours available by appointment. Please contact jmassey@enterprisecommunity.org

In partnership with Denver Arts and Venues, McNichols Civic Center Building and Shift Research Labs – a Program of The Piton Foundation. 

Access to the exhibition may be restricted due to private events. Please consult the McNichols calendar in advance.

To learn more go to the Gentrification Brief released by Shift Research Lab which examines the relationship between metro Denver’s history of redlining and recent gentrification trends in the region’s most vulnerable neighborhoods.

Los Angeles: June 3 - August 2, 2019

Los Angeles Central Library
630 W. 5th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m.

For group tours, contact Joss Tillard-Gates.

Undesign the Redline Symposium Program and Symposium Presentations from Los Angeles Trade Tech College opening day.


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