Ten years after the last Cabrini-Green high-rise came down, former residents look back at the community that shaped them.
“I suffered too much to live here.”
A new history of the notorious project reminds us why public housing mattered to the people who lived there—and why it matters still.
The museum, slated to open on the west side in 2018, gives audiences a taste of its curatorial approach at Archeworks
Over the last decade, photographer David Schalliol has been diligently documenting the demolition and reconstruction of the city’s public housing. Selections from the series are now on display as part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial.
The current edition of the festival poses two possible directions its organizers can take.
After 20 years of battling for its building, the nascent institution’s most significant challenges lie ahead.
Bertrand Goldberg’s Hilliard Homes opened as a model community in 1966. It still is today.
The CHA promised right of return. But seven years later the land is still undeveloped.
The “Keeping the Promise” ordinance would grant the City Council considerable authority over the city’s housing authority.
On the parallels between a 1987 Reader article and the movie Candyman.
In a city with a sordid history of segregation, there are beacons of light and reasons to be thankful
Afternoon news update: While the mayor doesn’t want to share information, some Facebook users don’t want him to privatize any more assets. Meanwhile, it may get harder to protest parking tickets.
So that’s why the CHA’s Plan for Transformation is taking so long.