Demolition begins at Harold Ickes

August 27, 2009 5:37:51 AM PDT
The wrecking ball will be out Thursday morning at the Harold Ickes housing complex.Six buildings in the complex are being torn down.

The Chicago Housing Authority closed those buildings due to high vacancies and security concerns. The agency plans to demolish the buildings and redevelop the site.

Three buildings at Ickes remain occupied and will not be torn down.