Chicago’s new potholes are fascinatingly deep and dangerous. More like craters than potholes, they have suddenly appeared all over the city, like the pock marks of a virulent disease, democratically afflicting every neighborhood More
Scattered along the quiet side streets of East Lakeview are some wonderful mansions that have held out against the march of time. Over the years, many of their neighbors have fallen to the wrecking ball, or become sandwiched in between massive high-rises.
This house is one of my particular favorites. Despite its modern appearance, it supposedly dates back to the 1920s. Since its construction as a single-family home, it has been divided up in to condominiums on the inside. Though the block was once lined with houses of a similar size, urban development is gradually overtaking them all. How long will this place last, I wonder?