WETA Neighborhoods

Ledroit Park

Clip: Season 2006 | 2m 22s | Video has closed captioning.

Originally developed in 1873, the gated "Whites only" community of LeDroit Park was a high-end romantic suburb. After the gates came down it was a haven for Howard University scholars, literary figures and civil rights leaders such as Mary Church Terrell.

Aired: 12/31/05

Rating: NR

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WETA Neighborhoods is a local public television program presented by WETA.