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Public Housing Demolition Lowered Crime, But Not For Everyone

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.06.2012 | Chicago

Chicago's decade-long effort to move people out of its infamous public housing towers and into low-rise neighborhoods has long produced divided reacti...

The Chicago Public School Teacher's Husband

David Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Murray

Our troubles had begun when my wife Kirsten took the job teaching art, K-8, at a West Side elementary school. Then came the informal adoptions.

Real Estate Woes Hurt CHA Plan For Transformation

Chicago Journal | Micah Maidenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHA has been criticized since the plan was announced in 1999 for how demolition of tens of thousands of units would affect Chicago's poorest. But now ...

How Chicago Made a Liberal of Me

David Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Murray

I could have gone either way, and I think that when I arrived in Chicago, fresh out of college in 1992 I was neither liberal nor conservative. But then . . .