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Nikon D2X

Capture Date/Time: July 26, 2006 18:28
Aperture/Shutter Speed: F/8 - 1/1250 sec
Focal Length: 17 mm
ISO: 400
Flash: None

A picture of one of the few remaining buildings in the old Cabrini Green public housing development. There has been much gentrification in the area in the past few years, and despite this building looking like it is abandoned, there are actually residents still living here. The building and others are slated for demolition in the coming months, and new developments by the Chicago Housing Authority are scheduled to replace them. It is an innovative program that will hopefully improve conditions for its residents and for the neighborhood in general.

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08.21.06, 09:27 PM, navin harish:

Too cool

08.21.06, 09:29 PM, Jeremi:

Another cool perspective. Love the blue blue sky as well! Crazy people are living there still....

08.21.06, 11:45 PM, micki:

It will be interesting to watch the progress of this project.

08.22.06, 08:16 AM, ana:

we are doing some demolition of housing projects here, too. I hope it turns out okay.

08.28.06, 09:22 AM, Dz Nuts:

I love the ghetto

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