Tag Archives: Corcoran Center for Real Estate and Urban Action

Chicago’s Cabrini-Green

Ben Austen, the author of High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing (HarperCollins, 2018), will give a talk at 6 p.m. on April 9 in Gasson Hall, room 301. Austen’s book, the story of Chicago’s public housing development, intertwines … Continue reading

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How our government segregated America 

The Joseph E. Corcoran Center for Real Estate and Urban Action presents author Richard Rothstein on Nov. 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the Murrary Function Room of Yawkey Center. Rothstein will discuss his new book,  The Color of Law: A Forgotten … Continue reading

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The Well‑Tempered City

Jonathan F.P. Rose, one of the nation’s leading thinkers on the integration of environmental, social, and economic solutions for today’s urban issues, will give a talk on Apr. 20 at 5 p.m. in Fulton Hall, Honors Library. A real estate … Continue reading

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Becoming Jane Jacobs

Jane Jacobs biographer Peter L. Laurence will talk about his book, Becoming Jane Jacobs (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016), on Nov. 17 at 5 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room 101. In his biography, Laurence examines how Jane Jacobs, who only … Continue reading

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