Mixed Income Housing Not Working In Cabrini-Green

Some early experiments at mixing incomes in developments around Chicago's Cabrini-Green community are just not working.
August 1, 2003, 7am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"It was billed as the future of public housing--clean and modern dwellings where former Cabrini-Green residents would live side by side with those who could afford expensive condominiums. But only two years since people from Cabrini-Green began moving into the Orchard Park development on the trendy Near North Side, 7-foot iron fencing now separates many of the low-income residents from their more affluent neighbors."

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Published on Thursday, July 31, 2003 in The Chicago Tribune

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