Noting an ongoing construction boom and the Chicago Housing Authority’s plan to demolish its high-rises – 2001 in Review

Noting an ongoing construction boom and the Chicago Housing Authority’s plan to demolish its high-rises – 2001 in Review – Brief Article

Kimiyo Naka

Cardinal George says he may support proposals to reform property taxes. They include passing a law requiring that a quarter of any new developments in Chicago be made into affordable housing. Noting an ongoing construction boom and the Chicago Housing Authority’s plan to demolish its high-rises, George says the public housing high rises built in the 1950s for a growing black population resulted in today’s urban segregation. The city, he says, should take this opportunity to fix past “mistakes.”

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