THE PRUITT-IGOE MYTH: AN URBAN HISTORY (2011)
New location and time!
Thursday, November 13 at 5:30 - 8:00 PM
Diana Center – LL 104
It began as a housing marvel. Two decades later, it ended in rubble. But what happened to those caught in between? Directed by Chad Freidrichs, “The Pruitt-Igoe Myth” tells the story of the transformation of the American city in the decades after World War II, through the lens of the infamous Pruitt-Igoe housing development and the St. Louis residents who called it home.
Free screening. All Barnard and Columbia students are invited. No RSVP necessary. Refreshments will be served.
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