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West Charleston Neighborhoods: an Oral History Project of Ward 1

"Adjacent to the area where the early city’s water supply spewed up from the earth, these neighborhoods have held their charm and housed legends. Well known communities in this area include Artesian Heights, Glen Heather, McNeil, the Palominos, the Ranchos, Scotch Eighties, and Westleigh. Some families can trace generations who live in these neighborhoods. We learn why and begin to understand why these prestigious neighborhoods are now being included in the "new downtown" demographic."