The legacy of racism in Chicago’s real estate market has been told extensively in recent years. But what was its toll?

An interview with Bruce Orenstein, the 2019 project director of a study by a consortium of researchers from Duke University, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Loyola University Chicago, about “the effects of redlining and contract buying on families, neighborhoods and cities. Orenstein, artist in residence at the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University, is producing a documentary series, “Shame of Chicago: The Segregation of an American City.”


By Whet Moser, Crain’s Chicago Business