For Sale In Aetna: Gary’s Aetna Has 90 Year History Of Being Torn Apart
For Sale In Aetna
Getting to the heart of what it takes to revive an aging neighborhood has been a challenge for communities around the country. Lakeshore Public Radio and Regionally Speaking Host Steve Walsh tracks one community being targeted for a new round of state and federal aid after years of neglect: The Aetna neighborhood in Gary.
This piece lays out the early history and the recent past for this 90 year old community, plagued by 100’s of vacant and abandoned homes.