Other Research

“Myth #2: Modernist Architecture Failed Public Housing,” in Public Housing Myths: Perception, Reality, and Social Policy, Nicholas Bloom, Lawrence Vale, and Fritz Umbach, eds. (Cornell University Press, 2015).

D. Bradford Hunt, Michael Ensdorf, and Kathy Pilat, “The Promise of Public Housing: Photographs and the History of the Chicago Housing Authority,” in Photographs, Histories, and Meanings, edited by Marlene Kadar, Jeanne Perreault, and Linda Warley (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010).

“Was the 1937 U.S. Housing Act a Pyrrhic Victory?” Journal of Planning History, 4:3, August 2005, 195-221.

“Understanding Chicago’s High-Rise Public Housing Disaster,” in Chicago Architecture: Histories, Revisions, and Alternatives, edited by Charles Waldheim and Katerina Reudi Ray (University of Chicago Press, 2005).

“How Did Public Housing Survive the 1950s?” Journal of Policy History, 17:2, Spring 2005, 193-216.

The Promise of Public Housing, 1936-1983: Photographs from the archives of the Chicago Housing Authority and the Chicago Historical Society.
On display at Roosevelt University’s Gage Gallery from January 31 – March 11, 2005 and at the Albert A. Robin Rotunda Gallery in Schaumburg from March 23 – May 6, 2005.

“What Went Wrong With Public Housing in Chicago? A History of the Robert Taylor Homes,” Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, Spring 2001.