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The Resource High-risers : Cabrini-Green and the fate of American public housing, Ben Austen

High-risers : Cabrini-Green and the fate of American public housing, Ben Austen

Label
High-risers : Cabrini-Green and the fate of American public housing
Title
High-risers
Title remainder
Cabrini-Green and the fate of American public housing
Statement of responsibility
Ben Austen
Title variation
Cabrini-Green and the fate of American public housing
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Blends personal narrative, city politics, and national history in the story of Chicago's iconic public housing project to trace its evolution from a 1940s slum to a towering community only blocks from the Gold Coast, where crime and government failures impacted the lives of countless families
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Austen, Ben
Dewey number
363.5/850977311
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD7288.78.U52
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Public housing
  • Cabrini-Green Homes (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Chicago Housing Authority
Label
High-risers : Cabrini-Green and the fate of American public housing, Ben Austen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: A home over Jordan -- Portrait of a Chicago slum -- The Reds and the Whites -- Catch-as-catch-can -- Warriors -- The Mayor's pied-à-terre -- Part two: Cabrini Green Harlem Watts Jackson -- Cabrini-Green rap -- Concentration effects -- This is my life -- Faith brought us this far -- How horror works -- Dantrell Davis Way -- Part three: Rotations on the land -- Cabrini mustard and turnip greens -- If not here...where? -- Transformations -- Old Town, New Town -- They came from the projects -- The people's public housing authority -- The Chicago neighborhood of the future
Control code
sky291115969
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 384 pages
Isbn
9780062235060
Lccn
2017052016
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
ab 02/18
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
High-risers : Cabrini-Green and the fate of American public housing, Ben Austen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: A home over Jordan -- Portrait of a Chicago slum -- The Reds and the Whites -- Catch-as-catch-can -- Warriors -- The Mayor's pied-à-terre -- Part two: Cabrini Green Harlem Watts Jackson -- Cabrini-Green rap -- Concentration effects -- This is my life -- Faith brought us this far -- How horror works -- Dantrell Davis Way -- Part three: Rotations on the land -- Cabrini mustard and turnip greens -- If not here...where? -- Transformations -- Old Town, New Town -- They came from the projects -- The people's public housing authority -- The Chicago neighborhood of the future
Control code
sky291115969
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 384 pages
Isbn
9780062235060
Lccn
2017052016
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
ab 02/18
Other physical details
illustrations

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