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Vale, Lawrence J., 1959- author
Purging the poorest : public housing and the design politics of twice-cleared communities / Lawrence J. Vale
Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2013
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 3rd Floor  HD7288.78.U5 V35 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Public housing -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History
Public housing -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History
Urban renewal -- United States -- History
Physical Description xvi, 428 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Content Type text
Media Type unmediated
Carrier Type volume
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Public housing, design politics, and twice-cleared communities -- Public housing and private initiative : developing Atlanta's Techwood and Clark Howell homes -- Redeveloping Techwood and Clark Howell : the purges of progress -- Up from little hell : developing Chicago's Frances Cabrini homes -- Urban renewal and the rise of Cabrini-Green -- Staving off collapse : mediated violence and the beginning of Cabrini's end -- Bringing the Gold Coast to the slum : Cabrini-Green's redevelopment and the litigation of inclusion -- Conclusion : public housing and the margins of empathy
NOTE 519029
Series Historical studies of urban America

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