Tag: Neighborhoods

On The Lake and On The National Register

The lake that day was the color of verdigris, startlingly blue-green with an iridescent sheen. She was transfixed, amazed at the unbroken lake view, as they traveled south on Lakeshore Drive.  Making the turn onto South Shore Drive, they skirted a marina, masts bobbing with the gentle surf. On the opposite side of the road... Read more »

Arriving

It felt like the last day of the school year. Students and educators show up for an hour to be officially released from the familiar routine, assured finally that deadlines have been met, data recorded, obligations satisfied. It was that sense of walking out into a depressurized zone that she recalled as they left the... Read more »

Heading South on the World Wide Web

Chicago is a really big place. They were “goin’ to Chicago”, but all that meant to them in their initial dream state was Michigan Avenue and the Loop. Meanwhile, the task before them was daunting: fixing up and marketing a 6500 square-foot historically significant home that had been enthusiastically lived in- certainly for the thirty-five... Read more »
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