Elaine Place, Loop College

Tape documenting community organizing for housing issues in Chicago, focused on ensuring that the low income residents of Elaine Place, a street in Lakeview, can remain in their homes despite new housing developments.

00:17Copy video clip URL Camera opens on a Spanish news report on poor housing conditions. She speaks to a woman who is going to court in an attempt to improve the housing conditions. The reporter translates for her. Another man talks about the concerns that the community has about low income residents being displaced by new developments on Elaine Place in Lakeview. Some parts of the report remain untranslated.

15:08Copy video clip URL Reporter talking to people on the street about the housing issues in Spanish. A man speaks in English about the way the development changes a community, and how a community can push back. 

21:36Copy video clip URL Tape ends.

 

 

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