99% Invisible

99% Invisible-44- The Pruitt-Igoe Myth

11:55 | Jan 6th, 2012

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The Pruitt-Igoe housing project in St. Louis became most famous at the moment of its demise. The thirty-three high-rise towers built in the 1950’s were supposed to solve the impending population crisis in inner city St. Louis. It was supposed … Conti...Show More