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The Making of Pontchartrain Park in New Orleans

03.07.2024

By Roberta Brandes Gratz

How a pair of wealthy outsiders, Edith and Edgar Stern, helped inspire the first neighborhood development exclusively available to Black middle-class families.

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How a pair of wealthy outsiders, Edith and Edgar Stern, helped inspire the first neighborhood development exclusively available to Black middle-class families.

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