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50 Years Working for Fair Housing – Baird & Warner

January 16, 2012

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John D’Ambrogio

Today, as we celebrate the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., reflect on how another Chicagoan (did you know King lived on Chicago’s west side for a time?) worked to promote fair housing during those turbulent time.

2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the year John Baird appeared before the Chicago City Council to urge them to pass the open occupency law for housing. Mr. Baird is chairman of the board of Baird & Warner real estate. Mr. Baird will turn 97 this year.

Click here to listen to him reminisce: