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Purging the Poorest

Please join us for a talk by Lawrence Vale of MIT, based on his new book, Purging the Poorest: Public Housing and the Design Politics of Twice-Cleared Communities.

Thursday, November 21 at 5:30 pm in Herter Hall 227.

Lawrence Vale is Ford Professor Urban Design and Planning at MIT, where he served as Head of the Department of Urban Studies and Planning from 2002-2009. Much of Professor Vale’s most recent published work has examined the history, politics, and design of American public housing.

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