On November 17, 2019, Decipher City partnered with Ghisallo Cycling Initiative to host a cycling tour discussing the effects of displacement and urban renewal in the East Austin area just east of IH-35. Below are links to past Decipher City coverage of the topics discussed on the tour. Click on the subjects for more information, and click here to see the storymap. Located at the Austin History Center, the historic maps were acquired from the Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps, as were the archived photographs.
- Historic Black churches
For more information about the effects of urban renewal, check out our review of the The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein and Root Shock by Mindy Fullilove.