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Art Wed Mar 30 2011

An Audio/Visual Farewell to the Last Cabrini High-rise

Last night, former Cabrini-Green residents gathered at the last remaining high-rise building, 1230 N. Burling, to celebrate the community's life while wishing it farewell. A few short speeches were made to the press, but the highlights were mixing with friends, performances by ThaBrigade Stamps Marching Band and the installation in the building itself.


The band performed several numbers for the crowd as the sun set.




The building is illuminated by the more than 100 LEDs of Project Cabrini Green.


Demolition is scheduled to begin in the morning.

David Schalliol has been documenting the Chicago Housing Authority's Plan for Transformation since 2003. Additional images from his documentation may be seen on his website.

 

G / March 31, 2011 2:00 PM

exceptional visual documentation as always, david - thanks

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