A lot can — and certainly has — changed in Lakewood in the past 40 years. Yet much has stayed the same.
Today’s residents know what it’s like to live in a neighborhood being rapidly revitalized, as it was in the 1970s. From proposed changes to the Garland-Gaston-Grand intersection to new parks and restaurants, there’s been no shortage of development.
The video posted on Facebook by Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce board member John Botefuhr shows a different time, but as his fellow board member Fred Welsh says, Lakewood is still home before and after.
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