Hyde Park Neighborhood

Hyde Park Neighborhood

Hyde Park Neighborhood
Urban Renewal 1
VII: Chicago Maroon
Child standing in rubble at the former Constitution Apartments at 6043-6045 S. Woodlawn Avenue. Frederika Blankner, the building's owner, filed suit against the City of Chicago to stop demolition, but lost a seven-year court battle that reached the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. The structure was torn down July 23, 1975.
Blankner, Frederika, 1901-1989 | Children | Demolition | Construction and demolition debris | Urban renewal
Vail, John
Photographic prints; 14.7 x 22.1 cm
Chicago, Illinois
Chicago Maroon, September 23, 1993, p. 80
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center
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