Mar 14, 2014
On the parallels between a 1987
Reader article and the movie Candyman.
By Steve Bogira
Crime, Neighborhoods, Poverty, Segregation, Film, News, Longform, Ruthie Mae McCoy, public housing, Chicago Housing Authority, housing projects, Abbott Homes, Rockwell Gardens, Stateway Gardens, Ida B. Wells Homes, Dearborn Homes, Ickes Homes, Rockwell Gardens, Horner Homes, Cabrini-Green, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Candyman, John Malkovich, Steppenwolf, The Forbidden, Clive Barker, urban legends, New York Times, Janet Maslin, Sun-Times, Roger Ebert, Jonathan Rosenbaum, Plan for Transformation, High Rise Stories, Alex Kotlowitz, There Are No Children Here
News & Features,
Sep 24, 2009
D. Bradford Hunt's new book on the Chicago Housing Authority attributes the failure of high-rise housing projects to a "concentration of people under 21 years old [that] was unprecedented in the urban experience."
By Deanna Isaacs
The Arts, D. Bradford Hunt, Chicago Housing Authority, Blueprint for Disaster, CHA, Cabrini-Green, Stateway Gardens, Robert Taylor Homes, Dearborn Homes, public housing, Roosevelt University