Aug 6, 2008
For a while after UIC was built, its environs were a sort of residential no-man’s-land, dangerous at night and unattractive to the young academics who taught there. Today, assistant professors at UIC generally don’t live there either, but for a different reason: They can’t afford it.
Alan Ehrenhalt on the ongoing demographic inversion between cities and suburbs
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