Ten years after the last Cabrini-Green high-rise came down, former residents look back at the community that shaped them.
Chicagoans without shelter face the tough choice between the streets and shared air.
This year may end the unstoppable homage to dead white men and narratives that neglect how architecture has victimized communities of color.
“I suffered too much to live here.”
At back-to-back forums last week 11 candidates fielded questions and even provided some answers.
Open Mike Eagle shares some of the research behind his album-length love letter to the Robert Taylor Homes.
One of Chicago’s oldest public housing developments is getting ready to reopen starting this summer on the north side.
The investigative journalist and civil rights activist could be one of the first women memorialized with a public monument in Chicago
Plans for redeveloping Atrium Village now call for segregating affordable housing into a separate, aging building
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
The legendary documentary maker dives headfirst into the New York public library system.
After 20 years of battling for its building, the nascent institution’s most significant challenges lie ahead.
Citizen Jane: Battle for the City profiles the author who battled urban expressways and high-rise housing.
Residents from the West Calumet community in East Chicago are scattering across the region as they flee dangerously contaminated homes.