Cabrini Extension

Street Address: 
Division and Orleans
Chicago, IL

Project: Cabrini Extension
Year Built: 1958
Year Closed: demolition finished in 2002
Architect: A. Epstein & Sons
Historical Resources:

Chicago Housing Authority. 1951. Cabrini Extension Area: Portrait of a Chicago Slum. [Chicago]: Chicago Housing Authority. Available online from the Encyclopedia of Chicago.

“CHA WILL ADD 97 ACRES TO CABRINI HOMES :Project to Contain 1,950 to 2,650 Units.” Chicago Daily Tribune, October 22, 1950, p. n2. Retrieved September 11, 2008, from ProQuest.

“The Road to Hell.” Chicago Tribune, March 31, 1985, p H11. Retrieved September 9, 2008 from ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

"CHA Will Add 15 Blocks to Cabrini Homes." Chicago Daily Tribune, January 9, 1955, p. 3. Retrieved September 11, 2008, from ProQuest.

1996 aerial view of Cabrini-Green by Alex S. Mclean, from the Imagebase Project at University of Illinois-Chicago




1958 - 2002

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