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06.15.2017 | Contemporary Class: The Pruitt-Igoe Myth | $10

June 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Categories: Misc, Visual Arts


The demolition of the Pruitt-Igoe housing project made international news, and the tale of an urban-renewal program gone wrong has influenced public-housing initiatives ever since. The real story of Pruitt-Igoe is for more complex, as the screening of this award-winning documentary will show.

This program is part of the Take 5 adult education series, offering fascinating ways to explore contemporary culture every season. Choose from five programs at $10 each, subscribe for $40 per season, or become a member and attend the programs for free throughout the year!

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