HOLC San Antonio City Survey Report 1 Exhibit A: Grades of Security

Title

HOLC San Antonio City Survey Report 1 Exhibit A: Grades of Security

Description

Hand colored "residential security map" created to indicate levels of security for real estate investment in San Antonio neighborhoods. Color codes were split into 4 grades: “Type A” indicated newly developed areas that were considered the best locations for mortgage lending; “Type B” neighborhoods were marked as “still desirable;” “Type C” neighborhoods were labeled as “definitely declining;” and “Type D” neighborhoods, marked in red, were labeled “hazardous” for lending.

Date

Original: 1935-10-29

Rights

Materials in this collection are in the public domain, and thus are free of any copyright restriction. We ask that you acknowledge Trinity University Coates Library if any of the materials are used.

Relation

Community Connections

Format

image/jpeg

Language

English

Type

still image

Identifier

MS 467

Coverage

Redlining, Community Connections

Citation

Federal Home Loan Bank Board. Home Owners' Loan Corporation. 1933-7/1/1939, “HOLC San Antonio City Survey Report 1 Exhibit A: Grades of Security,” Coates Library Special Collections & Archives, accessed April 5, 2020, https://coateslibrary.omeka.net/items/show/514.

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