San Francisco

High Rise Stories: Voices from Chicago Public Housing

12:30 p.m. | Friday, December 6, 2013

Image courtesy of Flickr user samuelalove

Voice of Witness’ new book, High Rise Stories: Voices from Chicago Public Housing, chronicles a collection of gripping first-person accounts from former residents of Chicago’s iconic public housing projects, describing stories of community, displacement and poverty in the wake of gentrification. Join its author for a discussion about life in the city’s now-demolished high-rises and learn about the hopes and struggles that still exist firmly at the heart of our national identity.

+ Audrey Petty, author

Location

SPUR Urban Center
654 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-4015
Phone: 415.781.8726

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