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↎ New ⇪ High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing  → Ebook Author Ben Austen ✹ ↎ New ⇪ High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing → Ebook Author Ben Austen ✹ Joining the ranks of Evicted, The Warmth of Other Sons, and classic works of literary nonfiction 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 project Built in the 1940s atop an infamous Italian slum, Cabrini Green grew to 23 towers and a population of 20,000 all of it packed onto just 70 acres a few blocks from Chicago s ritzy Gold Coast Cabrini Green became synonymous with crime, squalor, and the failure of government For the many who lived there, it was also a much needed resource it was home By 2011, every high rise had been razed, the island of black poverty engulfed by the white affluence around it, the families dispersed In 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 account 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 mistakes High Risers Cabrini Green and the Fate of American Public Feb , High risers is a fantastic book It successfully blends together history Green, personal narratives project residents larger overarching fate public housing in US, as promised subtitle Ben Austen Hardcover HarperCollins US Joining ranks Evicted, The Warmth Other Suns, 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    • High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing
    • 3.1
    • 253
    • Kindle
    • Ben Austen
    • English
    • 23 August 2017

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