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Why did the Robert Taylor Homes fail?
Last Updated: 8th March, 2020
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In this manner, when were the Robert Taylor Homes Demolished?
Also Know, why were the projects built in Chicago? Chicago Housing Authority. The initial goal of public housing was to provide decent housing for poor and low-income households. Prior to World War II there were four projects, all composed of low-rise (two-to-four-story) buildings.
Besides, who was the Robert Taylor Homes named after?
The Robert Taylor Homes, named for Chicago's first black housing authority chairman, was among the last housing projects built in the city. Begun in 1959, it completed a four-mile corridor of public housing along State Street.
Is Cabrini Green still dangerous?
When was the last year that the Towers were still up and Cabrini Green was still very much in its' prime as being the most dangerous projects? The last tower was demolished in 2011. The towers were closed and vacated by 2008. There is still a fair amount of drug dealing.