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Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: November 22, 1949

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The author is a lifelong Chicago resident.

Biographical and Professional Information

For more than three decades Patrick T. Reardon was an urban affairs writer, a feature writer, a columnist, and an editor for the Chicago Tribune. In 2000 he was one of a team of 50 staff members who won a Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting. Now a freelance writer and poet, he has contributed chapters to several books.


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Awards

-- *Lisagor Award for arts criticism, Chicago chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, 1991 and 1992

-- *Lisagor Award for public service, Chicago chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, 1988 for leading a team of reporters on an extensive report of Chicago's public housing

-- *Lisagor Award for public service, Chicago chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, 1997 for the dissection of the political clout behind the scenes of a single City Council meeting

-- *Lisagor Award, Chicago chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, 2003 for in-depth reporting for their series of stories on the demolition of hundreds of potential city landmarks with Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin