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Title High rise stories : voices from Chicago public housing / compiled and edited by Audrey Petty.

Imprint San Francisco : Voice of Witness : McSweeney's, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    363.585 HIG    Available
Description 279 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 270).
Summary In first-person accounts, former residents of Chicago's public housing projects describe life in the now-demolished high-rise apartments and the tone of the community life and poverty levels that existed.
Subject Public housing -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History.
Poor -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews.
Poor -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Added Author Petty, Audrey.
ISBN 1938073371

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