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Center for Urban Policy records
The Loyola Center for Urban Policy (CUP) began in December 1979 and was phased out in 1988. During its nine years of existence, CUP gained a reputation for supplying timely and creditable research on practical, urban policy-oriented subjects. CUP was headed by Dr. Raymond Tatalovich, a professor in the political science department at Loyola University. As director, Tatalovich was involved
The Central South Area Plan collection, 1961
The Central South Area Plan was an activity of the City of Chicago to redevelop its south side area bounded by 31st St., South Parkway (AKA Martin Luther King Dr.), 35th St., and Michigan Ave. undertaken in the 1960s.
Chicago photographs from the New American Ghetto archive
Includes the Chicago portion of a larger body of work by Vergara, entitled The New American Ghetto Archive, about some of the poorest and most racially segregated urban communities in the United States. Images include primarily street scenes, views from rooftops, views of buildings, and a few informal portraits of people in several Chicago neighborhoods, primarily African American, including views
College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs -- Center for Urban Economic Development -- Publications -- Assorted Reports
Assorted reports published by the College of Urban and Economic Development. Publications include assessments of Chicago public housing, urban development and urban renewal issues, and economic impact of job losses on African-Americans and Latinos.
College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs -- Faculty papers -- Pierre de Vise papers
Pierre de Vise was a sociologist and taught at UIC, DePaul University, and Roosevelt University. In 1967, he published what has now become a classic study called "Chicago's Widening Color Gap", which is where Chicago's reputation for being the most segregated city in America comes from. In 1985, de Vise wrote about the expansion of the urban poor, particularly what
South Side Redevelopment photographs, 1949-1959
Aerial photographs and photographs of plans and models concerning the post-World War II planned redevelopment of Chicago's South Side. See item listing for description of specific images. Also included are a small number of copies of photographs from other sources.
University of Chicago. Center for Urban Studies. Records
The Center for Urban Studies was established by the University of Chicago in 1963. This collection contains reports from 1967-1968, when the Center was working with The Woodlawn Association (TWO) to develop the Woodlawn Model Cities Plan.