Purging the poorest : public housing and the design politics of twice-cleared communities / Lawrence J. Vale.
Author: Vale, Lawrence J., 1959- author.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 
ISBN: 9780226012315 (cloth : alkaline paper)
022601231X (cloth : alkaline paper)
9780226012452 (paperback : alkaline paper)
022601245X (paperback : alkaline paper)
Description: xvi, 428 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series: Historical studies of urban America
Subject: Public housing Georgia Atlanta History.
Public housing Illinois Chicago History.
Urban renewal United States History.
Contents: Public housing, design politics, and twice-cleared communities -- Public housing and private initiative : developing Atlanta's Techwood and Clark Howell homes -- Redeveloping Techwood and Clark Howell : the purges of progress -- Up from little hell : developing Chicago's Frances Cabrini homes -- Urban renewal and the rise of Cabrini-Green -- Staving off collapse : mediated violence and the beginning of Cabrini's end -- Bringing the Gold Coast to the slum : Cabrini-Green's redevelopment and the litigation of inclusion -- Conclusion : public housing and the margins of empathy.