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A High-rise at Lathrop Homes?

Journalist Curtis Black documents that CHA's talk about replacing Lathrop's public housing units is just that - talk, with no commitments envisioned in  the Lathrop master plan.

Housing project preserves quality in time of tear-down

Tribune columnist Mary Schmich visits with Lathrop residents Titus Kerby and Aida Maisonet and Preservation Chicago President Jonathan Fine.

Lathrop plans: little preservation, big TIF

“We were never involved,”  said long-time resident Mary Thomas, a leader of the Lathrop Leadership Team.  “It’s fraudulent.”

At Lathrop Homes, CHA's talk of transformation brings worry

Residents fight to have their voices heard.