We’ve read a lot lately about Chicago’s shifting demographics. The 2010 census illustrated how Chicago is a shrinking city. The suburbs are growing, changing our economy. Public housing that once defined parts of the Chicago is gone.

Yet for all the alterations Chicago has undergone, it remains a case of the more things change, the more they stay the same.

That much was clear in Steve Bogira’s in-depth look at Chicago’s segregation problem back in March.