Perceptions of Safety and Danger in a Public Housing Development

Wenona Rymond-Richmond, Northwestern University

In this poster session I will be displaying information about the redevelopment of public housing on the west side of Chicago. Photos of neighborhood buildings and colorful maps will visually communicate areas where public housing residents consider safe and areas that they consider dangerous. High concentrations of gang terrories effect both where residents of Chicago Public Housing Authority consider safe and dangerous as well influences their choice of residence.

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Updated 05/20/2006