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Old 05-30-2007, 08:55 AM
 
Location: Colorado Springs,CO
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Default Cabrini-Green Housing Projects

Does anyone have info on the Cabrini Green projects?
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Old 05-30-2007, 03:50 PM
 
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no, but if you want info you could search the web,... heres one link
Cabrini-Green - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 05-30-2007, 07:21 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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All I know is the Evans family lived in Cabrini Green, so it must have been a nice place since it was all about "Good Times" and everything was "Dy-no-MITE!"
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Old 05-30-2007, 08:01 PM
 
Location: Georgia
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no, but if you want info you could search the web,... heres one link
Cabrini-Green - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
WTH, dude (OP) are you moving there??? Sheeett just from seeing Candy Man I would not step foot near those projects and I've been in the roughest projects in Brooklyn.
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Old 05-30-2007, 08:07 PM
 
Location: Georgia
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Never mind there are being demolished.
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Old 05-30-2007, 08:09 PM
 
Location: Western Chicagoland
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WTH, dude (OP) are you moving there??? Sheeett just from seeing Candy Man I would not step foot near those projects and I've been in the roughest projects in Brooklyn.
Theyre not that bad. My brother in law (white as a ghost) repo'd cars in there and was aok.
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Old 05-30-2007, 08:11 PM
 
Location: Georgia
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Theyre not that bad. My brother in law (white as a ghost) repo'd cars in there and was aok.
yeah but they use to be, you can't sit here and say they weren't bad.
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Old 05-31-2007, 12:56 AM
 
Location: Chicago, IL USA
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There's very little left of Cabrini-Green these days. Much of it has been torn down, and there's now lots of new upscale housing virtually right next door.
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Old 05-31-2007, 05:38 AM
 
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the green is gone, my mom white as flour,no such thing as ghosts- worked in cabrini at the dominicks for 10 years on the night shift, never once had a probolem
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Old 05-31-2007, 08:41 AM
 
Location: Colorado Springs,CO
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Since I posted this I've actually looked up the Cabrini-Green projects.The best info I found was on www.wikipedia.com. They were notoriously known as the worst projects due to the fact that they were surrounded by wealthy upper class neighborhhoods.Like Andrew61 siad most of them have already been torn down.Im pretty sure only the old rowhouses and three of the whites are still standing.They are later going to demolish the last remaining whites probably before the turn of the century.Wikipedia also described the living conditions in Cabrini-Green.They were roach and rat infested.Elevators often didn't work.The elevators also had had the stench of urine.Often times people in the wealthy neighborhoods who lived in high rise apartments could see gunfire.The police were so scared for there lives that most of the time they wouldn't even enter the buildings.Also from the outside the police couldn't see into the buildings because of the cocrete mesh.So after all that information for the people who siad they weren't that bad this has probably changed your minds.And any way if they weren't that bad they wouldn't be tearing them down.And if any of you want to read more about these projects like me then go to [url=http://www.wikipedia.com]Wikipedia (broken link).
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