Douglas Block: A Historical Preservation Success Story
Season 2700 Episode 2701 | 27m 13s
A once a thriving African American business district in the 1900's now stands to benefit an entire community. A section of Rocky Mount's downtown area once bustled with black business and society, but declined with integration. Now a multimillion dollar face lift has made this area called the Douglas Block the heart of the town's economy. City leaders tell the story.