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Nora Wendl, Architecture faculty, authored an essay, "Pruitt-Igoe, Now," published in the Journal of Architectural Education, Vol. 67, Issue 1, 2013 (Special Issue: Architecture and Utopia, c. 2016). The essay asks, "What is Pruitt-Igoe, now?" 40 years af
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Posted: March 11, 2013

Nora Wendl, Architecture faculty, authored an essay, "Pruitt-Igoe, Now," published in the Journal of Architectural Education, Vol. 67, Issue 1, 2013 (Special Issue: Architecture and Utopia, c. 2016). The essay asks, "What is Pruitt-Igoe, now?" 40 years after the cinematic blast of tower C-15, the site of the housing complex still lays fallow, labeled dystopian by postmodern architectural discourse and ignored by contemporary St. Louis politics.