Abandoned on Leavitt

Abandoned on Leavitt
The Julia C. Lathrop Homes public housing project was constructed in 1937. This gorgeous neighborhood was once home to thousands of people. The site is listed in the  National Register of Historic Places but was recently closed to the public. The houses are slated for demolition in order to clear the way for new condos, even... Read more »

Abandoned on Roscoe

Abandoned on Roscoe
This week I found this very interesting abandoned home on Roscoe Village’s main strip. This strangely windowless home stands out amongst the new and fresh developments on Roscoe’s gleaming strip. The weathered condemned letters tell me this strange house hasn’t been lived in for a while. I think this building could be easily renovated and... Read more »

Abandoned on Elston

Abandoned on Elston
For the inaugural post of this blog I found this great looking abandoned industrial warehouse on N Elston. The only information I could find about this building is that it was used for industrial manufacturing, very specific. There are plenty of other decrepit industrial buildings on the same block but this one really stood out... Read more »
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    Justin Jansen is a cityscape / fashion photographer living in the Roscoe Village neighborhood of Chicago. Born in Milwaukee he attended Columbia College Chicago for a brief period before moving to Los Angeles to gain a large amount of experience in the photography field. Now back in Chicago he hopes to continue his studies and grow as a photographer.

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