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The Resource High rise stories : voices from Chicago public housing, compiled and edited by Audrey Petty ; foreword by Alex Kotlowitz

High rise stories : voices from Chicago public housing, compiled and edited by Audrey Petty ; foreword by Alex Kotlowitz

Label
High rise stories : voices from Chicago public housing
Title
High rise stories
Title remainder
voices from Chicago public housing
Statement of responsibility
compiled and edited by Audrey Petty ; foreword by Alex Kotlowitz
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In first-person accounts, former residents of Chicago's public housing projects describe life in the now-demolished high-rise apartments and the tone of the community life and poverty levels that existed
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Petty, Audrey
Series statement
The voice of witness series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Public housing
  • Poor
  • Poor
  • Poor
  • Poor
  • Public housing
  • Autobiographische Literatur
  • Kurzgeschichte
  • Amerikanisches Englisch
  • Sozialer Wohnungsbau
  • Illinois
  • Chicago, Ill
Label
High rise stories : voices from Chicago public housing, compiled and edited by Audrey Petty ; foreword by Alex Kotlowitz
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"The narratives in this book are the result of extensive oral history interviews with twenty-six men and women from Chicago ... former public housing residents of Cabrini-Green, Rockwell Gardens, ABLA Homes, and Robert Taylor Homes, among others."--Page 25
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Eddie Leman
  • Sabrina Nixon
  • Paula Hawkins
  • Sonovia Marie Petty
  • Ashley Cortland
  • Chandra Bell
  • Tiffany Tucker
  • Lloyd "Peter" Haywood
  • Appendices.
  • Timeline of housing and civil rights in Chicago
  • Vital neighborhoods
  • The last tower
  • by Ben Austen
  • High rise architecture
  • by D. Bradford Hunt
  • Where are they now?
  • by the Chicago Housing Authority
  • Plan for transformation after ten years
  • by Lawrence J. Vale and Erin Graves
  • by Alex Kotlowitz
  • On plans and transformations
  • by Audrey Petty
  • Dolores Wilson
  • Dawn Knight
  • Donnell Furlow
  • Yusufu Mosley
Control code
816564486
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9781938073373
Lccn
2013478606
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)816564486
Label
High rise stories : voices from Chicago public housing, compiled and edited by Audrey Petty ; foreword by Alex Kotlowitz
Publication
Copyright
Note
"The narratives in this book are the result of extensive oral history interviews with twenty-six men and women from Chicago ... former public housing residents of Cabrini-Green, Rockwell Gardens, ABLA Homes, and Robert Taylor Homes, among others."--Page 25
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Eddie Leman
  • Sabrina Nixon
  • Paula Hawkins
  • Sonovia Marie Petty
  • Ashley Cortland
  • Chandra Bell
  • Tiffany Tucker
  • Lloyd "Peter" Haywood
  • Appendices.
  • Timeline of housing and civil rights in Chicago
  • Vital neighborhoods
  • The last tower
  • by Ben Austen
  • High rise architecture
  • by D. Bradford Hunt
  • Where are they now?
  • by the Chicago Housing Authority
  • Plan for transformation after ten years
  • by Lawrence J. Vale and Erin Graves
  • by Alex Kotlowitz
  • On plans and transformations
  • by Audrey Petty
  • Dolores Wilson
  • Dawn Knight
  • Donnell Furlow
  • Yusufu Mosley
Control code
816564486
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9781938073373
Lccn
2013478606
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)816564486

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