The Hidden History of Liberty Square

Liberty Square is a public housing development stretching from NW 62nd to 71st street near the downtown Miami area. Since it’s establishment in the 1930s, the neighborhood has seen some great highs and tragic lows.

Though people in the greater Miami-Dade county may have their own ideas of the neighborhood, many are unaware of it’s rich, complicated and sometimes sad history. Being a historically black neighborhood it’s history is tangled up in the history of segregation and the Civil Rights Movement.

But what do the people of Liberty Square think of their neighborhood? What the video and visit Liberty Square Rising to hear more resident stories.