South Chicago: In Progress (working title)

by David Granskog ($7,000) "South Chicago: In Progress" (working title) is a forty-minute interactive documentary project that will tell the story of a marginalized former steel-mill community in South Chicago through the eyes of community residents, and give voice to the concerns and solutions surrounding a planned large-scale development that directly borders their neighborhood.The project will examine the paradoxes and challenges intrinsic in attempting "top-down" urban revitalization in this contested area while also paying homage to the area's rich and proud history.