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Paving the Way: the History of I-496, Part 2
Episode 1312th November 2022 • Lanstories • LCC Connect
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A continuation of a look at the Paving the Way project, exploring the social impact of the destruction of the neighborhood for the construction of Interstate 496. Siwik interviews Bill Castanier, President of the Historical Society of Greater Lansing, and Patrick Sambaer, historian who worked on the project. The host and interviewees discuss aspects of the history project, including its inception, funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and changes necessitated by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Keywords: Lansing, Michigan, Michigan history, Lansing history, Interstate Highway Act, oral history, local history, urban renewal, redlining, racism, discrimination, eminent domain, Bill Castanier, Patrick Sambaer, Historical Society of Greater Lansing

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