From Black to white at Cabrini-Green

Census tracts over six decades show how Chicago transformed the area including the former public housing complex from a mostly Black neighborhood to a mostly white one. The transformation, an initiative led by Mayor Richard M. Daley, will come with a price tag to taxpayers of more than $2 billion. Click the arrow to watch how the population changed.

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Sources: U.S. Census, IPUMs, City of Chicago, Chicago Housing Authority