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Demolition Watch

NPR's Demolished is a poignant photographic tour of the demise of Chicago's public housing. The photos, black and white images of brick highrises and solemn-faced teenagers, tell the story of the city's attempts to improve living conditions in the 1960s, and the "kids on playgrounds," "drug dealing in lobbies" and "barely working elevators" that inhabited the buildings in the decades following. The full multimedia piece, this way. [NPR]