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ePub ´ High Risers · Ben Austen Chicago’s ritzy Gold Coast Cabrini Green became synonymous with crime sualor and the failure of government For the many who lived there it was also a much needed resource it was home By every high rise had been razed the island of black poverty engulfed by the white affluence around it the families dispersedIn this novelistic and eye opening narrative Ben Austen tells the story of America’s public housing experiment and the changing fortunes of American cities It is an acco Austen effectively combines a history of Cabrini Green with big picture issues like hous

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Ë dogsalonbristol Ú ➮ [Read] ➪ High Risers By Ben Austen ➺ – Dogsalonbristol.co.uk Joining the ranks of Evicted The Warmth of Other Sons and classic works of literary non fiction by Alex Kotlowitz and J Anthony Lukas High Risers braids personal narratives city politics and national Joining the ranks of Evicted The Warmth of Other S Joining the ranks of Evicted The Warmth of Other Sons and classic works of literary non fiction by Alex Kotlowitz and J Anthony Lukas High Risers braids personal narratives city politics and national history to tell the timely and epic story of Chicago’s Cabrini Green America’s most iconic public housing projectBuilt in the s atop an infamous Italian slum Cabrini Green grew to twenty three towers and a population of all of it packed onto just seventy acres a few blocks from

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High RisersUnt told movingly though the lives of residents who struggled to make a home for their families as powerful forces converged to accelerate the housing complex’s demise Beautifully written rich in detail and full of moving portraits High Risers is a sweeping exploration of race class popular culture and politics in modern America that brilliantly considers what went wrong in our nation’s effort to provide affordable housing to the poor and what we can learn from those mistake If someone would have told me that a book about public housing in Chicago would be one o

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