Chicago Studies

Submitted By Study ChicagoSunday, May 24, 2015 - 7:53pm

Community Development in Chicago Lawn and Englewood

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Submitted By Study ChicagoFriday, April 24, 2015 - 12:00am

I absolutely love Pullman, because it's a place with an interesting history that shows how spaces can be designed to induce certain behaviors. For example, Green Stone Church was centrally located, so all residents had easy access, and there were no pubs or taverns so people could not drink, all of which promoted a sense of morality. Additionally, it shows that a space can be socially segregated, even when residents live within blocks of one another. Young, unmarried, unskilled laborers lived in dorms segregated by sex, while skilled laborers with families lived in single-family homes.

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