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The city's new plan for repopulating and revitalizing Bronzeville's Rosenwald Apartments isn't a great proposal to some minds. Those perspectives were shared with Joe Zekas of YoChicago in a series of neighborhood video chats. With 331 units of low income and senior housing, one general concern is the warehousing of poverty. Another concern is on the fiscal side: the redevelopment costs, as currently positioned, would run over $300,000 per unit. Finally, a pervasive issue is lack of retail and commercial infrastructure to support such a large population influx— unless more is added within the proposal, there's virtually nothing of great merit within walking distance. Click over to the video for more! [YoChicago, previously]