Abstract

Jeff tell about his family immigrating from Italy in 1890 and settling into an ethnic neighborhood. Later moved into what is now called the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood. Jeff talks about the different places he lived as a child including the Lakeview Terrace public housing. He moved to Detroit Shoreway after coming home from college. He likes the diversity of the neighborhood which has strong Italian, Irish, Gay and Lesbian communities. Through Judge Pianka Jeff joined the Detriot Shoreway Developement Co. He talks about all the businesses that used to be in the neighborhood.

Creator

Ramsey, Jeff (interviewee)

Creator

Heil, Jeff (interviewer)

Project

Detroit Shoreway

Date

1-26-2006

Document Type

Oral History

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