Rochester’s Unique Place in the Rustbelt Revival provides a hopeful view. But is it true for everyone? The gap between suburbs and city needs special attention.
I’ve made a start transcribing the 1940 census manuscripts into a spreadsheet. Eventually all will be available like this Google.doc spreadsheet with Enumeration District 65-195
The map shows strong concentrations of Italian born population running across the center of the city from east side to the west side of the city. The Lewis Street neighborhood is just across the railroad tracks from the public market and about a mile east of city center.Map Created by American Community Project: Brown University