Posts in category "Rogers Park history"

What Else Can I Do? (to stop the violence)

What Else Can I Do? (to stop the violence)
I just looked at a VERY disturbing photo on Laura Washington‘s Facebook page. I’m not going to publish the photo here because it’s too sick. I’ll briefly describe it: Two young black men in a car, slumped against each other, covered in blood, dead. The caption reads: “WAKE UP! this is the damage a AK-47... Read more »

Rogers Park Tales Historical Tidbit

One of my neighbors told me today this Rogers Park north of Howard Street community was created on practical grounds. Evanston didn’t want to have to run its sewer lines under the Calvary Cemetery, so the city ceded this little parcel of land to Chicago in 1915. What used to be called “No-Man’s Land,” according... Read more »