New public housing 1962 is now oldest in Columbia
July 13, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CDTLeft: Boone Apartments is pictured in April 1962 when it was a new public housing project. Courtesy of The State Historical Society of Missouri. Right: A blanket hangs on laundry lines outside of the public housing on Unity Drive in 2012. These apartments are some of the oldest public housing in Columbia.