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29 June, 2017
Crain's Chicago Business - Mapping Chicago's wealth inequality
Here in Chicago, as well as across the country, wealthy communities have recovered from the economic downturn faster than underprivileged neighborhoods have. On a map, these economically disparate communities are often closer to one another than we might think. This story map—created by Redlands, Calif.-based geographic software maker Esri and Crain’s—sheds some light on old, unresolved tensions and may indicate new ones, where gentrification has moved wealth around.