America ReFramed

70 Acres in Chicago: Cabrini Green | Promo

Preview: Season 5 Episode 2

Explores the effects of the Plan for Transformation, an order requiring the demolition of Chicago’s public housing high rises, and the building of mixed-income condominiums. 70 ACRES IN CHICAGO illuminates the layers of socio-economic forces, and the questions behind urban redevelopment and gentrification taking place in U.S. cities today.

Aired: 02/21/17

Rating: TV-PG

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