New Deal Utopias
Photo by Jason Reblando
Over the course of three years, photographer Jason Reblando focused his camera on three Greenbelt Towns around the United States — Greenbelt, Maryland; Greenhills, Ohio; and Greendale, Wisconsin — that had been planned and developed as part of President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal in the 1930s. Each town was constructed to provide work for the unemployed, affordable housing for low-income families and become a model for future town planning across the country. 80 years later, his photographs capture parks, housing, community spaces and everyday lives and explore the intersections of the towns’ complicated histories, politics and sense of place.
This exhibition is free to the public. Related events may have admission fees.