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High Rise Stories

Annotation
In the gripping first-person accounts of "High-Rise Stories," former residents of Chicago's iconic public housing projects describe life in the now-demolished high-rises. These stories of community, displacement, and poverty in the wake of gentrification give voice to those who have long been ignored, but whose hopes and struggles exist firmly at t

GenreNonFiction
History
Sociology
TopicsPublic housing
Poverty
Community life
Drug abuse
Gang violence
Law enforcement
Human geography
Sociology
SettingChicago, Illinois
Poor neighborhood
Urban