D. Bradford Hunt

Tiffany Meier is an undergraduate majoring in Political Science at Roosevelt University and is a paralegal at a Chicago law firm. D. Bradford Hunt is an assistant professor of Social Science at Roosevelt who is working on a book on the history of public housing in Chicago.

Public Dollars and Private Interests

Until the mid-1960s, Chicago’s West Madison skid row was home to mostly low-income single men and women living in over 2,800 units of often...