Skidmore Owings Merrill. Architectural Forum Aug 1950, 102
"'Lake Meadows' will be Chicago's first Redevelopment Project for slum clearance...The majority of tenants will be Negroes though a high proportion of the present Negro population will be relocated. The two vast apartment slabs...each 1/3 mi. long and 23 stories high, will house 1,288 families."