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The Villages of Park Forest and Park Forest South are concerned about the possibility of racial resegregation. The four parts of the plan are as follows: Part I, Why we value integration; Part II, Policy- what we can do to promote integration maintenance; Part III, A discussion of the housing forces which contribute to racial resegregation and; Part IV, A history of housing integration in Park Forest and Park Forest South.


Prepared by Dudley Onderdonk, Donald DeMarco and Kathy Cardona with special thanks to Larry McClellan, Mayer Singerman, Daniel Carmody, Barbara Molina, and Bonnie Page.

The preparation of this document was financed in part through a Comprehensive Planning Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, under the provisions of Section 701 of the Housing Act of 1954, as amended. Published in June 1977 by the Planning Division of the Village of Park Forest.

From the collections of the Park Forest Historical Society Archives, and Governors State University Archives.

The image "Moving In" by Norman Rockwell, and a "B.C." comic strip by John Hart have been removed from the online publication due to copyright.

Digital file: 214 pages total, including cover page. 12.6 MB