CHA Removes Shroud from Cabrini-Green Redevelopment Plans
Apr23

CHA Removes Shroud from Cabrini-Green Redevelopment Plans

For the second time in less than a week, the Chicago Housing Authority held a public meeting to introduce Chicago’s citizenry to its plan to redevelop roughly 65 acres of the area that was formerly the Cabrini-Green housing projects. Though short on specifics,  the meeting drew enough interest to to fill a gym at the Seward Park Fieldhouse, and spark discussion about what is sure to become a passionate topic in the Cabrini Green...

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Green Time

Across the street from what used to be Cabrini Green is one of the city’s larger neighborhood parks.  Sweard Park (375 West Elm Street) was established in 1908, and is named after Abraham Lincoln’s Secretary of state, William Seward, who was responsible for the United States buying Alaska from Russia. The park is most noted for its large field house, the work of Dwight H. Perkins.  Ninty-one years after this park opened,...

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