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Public Housing Museum celebrates major gift

CHICAGO – Last week, the National Public Housing Museum announced that it has received a $750,000 capital gift from the Alphawood Foundation, which will allow the organization to move closer to rehabilitating the future museum site in Chicago’s Little Italy. 927 more words

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Photo Essay: After the Projects

After the Projects: Life After Chicago’s Public Housing High-Rises

By Emily Brosious
Mar. 19, 2014

This is one of a number of shuttered Chicago Public School buildings scattered along South State Street. 246 more words

What is RAD?

The Rental Assistance Demonstration program has been making news nationwide as a source of money for revitalization of public housing stock for months, but there is rarely any information about its mechanics. 1,404 more words


A chronicle of disappearances

The Julia C. Lathrop homes stand on Chicago’s well-to-do North Side, at the intersection of two zip codes, two aldermanic wards, and arguably four community areas, bordered on the west by the Chicago River and on the east by Lincoln Park.  1,536 more words

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