Martyr’s Park, Dallas

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Along the highway, under an overpass near where John F. Kennedy was assassinated is a small park often referred to as junk space. It may finally be getting the story of it’s history as a site of racial injustice told.

Resources:

https://www.dallasnews.com/arts-entertainment/architecture/2020/01/24/dallas-is-planning-a-lynching-memorial-it-should-think-bigger/

https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/commentary/2017/10/06/if-dallas-hates-erasing-history-so-much-why-doesn-t-anyone-know-about-park-honoring-three-slaves-who-were-hanged/

http://www.dallasparks.org/Facilities/Facility/Details/Martyrs-Park-580

https://billbetzen.blogspot.com/2017/10/dallas-martyrs-park-and-john-f-kennedy.html

https://archinect.com/news/article/150181243/architecture-critic-mark-lamster-proposes-a-new-pedestrian-memorial-park-for-dallas

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