Voices of Cabrini

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Voices of Cabrini: Remaking Chicago’s Public Housing

Date: 1999; Running Time: 33 minutes;  Filmmakers: Ronit Bezalel & Antonio Ferrera; Executive Producer: Judy Hoffman

 Shot over a four-year period, this gripping documentary chronicles the demolition of Cabrini-Green from the perspectives of residents, community activists and local business owners.

Our digitally preserved collection of archival videotapes documenting Cabrini-Green includes 52 BetacamSP cassettes recorded between 1995-1999 by Ronit Bezalel and Antonio Ferrera for their “Voices of Cabrini” documentary.…Continue reading →

Here you can discover more about the people, issues, places and events that were a part of this Chicago public housing project and its demolition.

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People

Issues

Places

Events

Residents

Mark Pratt

George Robbins

Havis Family

Other Residents

Non Residents

David Tkac

Joseph Shuldiner

Developers

Other Non residents

Chicago politics

Community Organizing

Violence and crime

Everyday life

Redevelopment

Other issues

1150 N. Sedgwick

939 N. Hudson

1158 N. Cleveland

Robbins’s Barbershop

Photographs

Other places

Town hall meeting

City hall demonstration

Demolition

Other events