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.

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2019 Exhibits

Boston: August 19 – December 31, 2019

August 19 – December 31
City Life/Vida Urbana + Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation
284 Amory Street, Fl 1, Boston, MA. 02130

Hours: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m., daily
The exhibit is located in the hallway outside of the City Life/Vida Urbana offices.

September 28
Public drop-in tours will be offered as part of the City Life / Vida Urbana Renters Rising! Music Festival.
Time: 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. (tours start at every hour)

Chicago: March 6 – November 29, 2019

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

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 – December 2019

July 30 – December 2019
Aurora Public Library (Central)
14949 E. Alameda Pkwy.
Aurora, CO 80012

Aurora Public Library
Exhibit Viewing Times
Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

The exhibit is located in the library's lower level gallery. It is sponsored by Enterprise and Wells Fargo in partnership with the Aurora Public Library.

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

Los Angeles: October 19 - December 31, 2019


October 19 - December 31
A C Bilbrew Library

150 E El Segundo Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90061

Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 
Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

For group tours, contact Joss Tillard-Gates.

New York: August 26 – December 31, 2019

August 26 – December 31
Enterprise Community Partners
1 Whitehall Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10004

For more information and to schedule a tour, please contact Cathy Atria at catria@enterprisecommunity.org.

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