CHA Timeline

January 20, 2011

Audio story by Natalie Moore, timeline by Shannon Heffernan

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Photo and Video Credits:

Girl Walking By Cabrini, Getty Images.

Early Jane Addams interior and Jane Addams work plans, Chicago Public Housing Museum

Cabrini Green Dedication, Chicago Housing Authority

Early Altgeld Gardens exterior with family and Early Altgeld Gardens interior, Chicago Housing Authority

Desegregation, two boys by elevator, Chicago Housing Authority

Cabrini expansion, Chicago Housing Authority

Mayor Daley at dedication ceremony, Chicago Housing Authority

Robert Taylor Homes, Chicago Housing Authority

Highway shot of public housing, Chicago Housing Authority


Parkside of Old Town, formerly Cabrini Green

Broken playground, Chicago Public Housing Museum

Children on mattress, Chicago Public Housing Museum

Belongings in Breezeway, Chicago Public Housing Museum

Byrne Video, Media Burn Independent Video Archive

Icy steps, Chicago Public Housing Museum

Woman with children in front of building, Getty Images

Mover with Truck, Getty Images

Mover with Boxes, Getty Images

Wrecking ball, Getty Images

*While images represent the timeline text they accompany, those images may not originate from the exact date described.