Near Stadium-Armory sits a development with a an important history for the city's African American population. The Langston Terrace Dwellings was built during the Great Depression as the second federally funded housing project in the US and the first of its kind in DC. Named after the abolitionist, Virginia Congressman, and Howard Law School founder John Langston, the development has more than 270 units. Designed in the International Style by architect Hilyard Robinson, Langston Terrace Dwellings includes art on the premises with Madonna and Child and The Progress of the Negro Race in the Langston courtyard.
· Langston Terrace Dwellings [Wikipedia]