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PBS NewsHour | The Death of an Architectural Myth | PBS

Duration: 04:58
Program: PBS NewsHour #10018
Broadcast Date: May. 3, 2011

In St. Louis Missouri in the 1950's, Pruitt-Igoe was touted as the definitive model for public housing projects in the modern era. In the new documentary, 'The Pruitt-Igoe Myth', Chad Freidrichs explores the multitude of social, economic, and political forces that contributed to its downfall.

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Post Date: May 4, 2011