Tag: Far North

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Erik's excursions: Uptown, pt. 4

Erik's excursions: Uptown, pt. 4

The beat goes on as I travel south down Sheridan Road, then over to Uptown's new development Wilson Yard on the corner of Broadway Street and Montro ...
Erik's excursions: Walking Uptown, Part 3

Erik's excursions: Walking Uptown, Part 3

Ethiopian food, Red Line murals, the Aragon Ballroom, and the mosaic facade of Alternatives Youth and Family Center are featured in this installment ...
Erik's excursions: more Uptown

Erik's excursions: more Uptown

In the second video of the series, we don't go beyond what is immediately available at the corner of Broadway and Lawrence Avenues. We see the Green ...
Erik's excursions: strolling around Uptown

Erik's excursions: strolling around Uptown

I recently conducted a walking tour of Uptown on the Far North Side to get a sense of its "walkability." At WalkScore.com, Uptown gets a rating of 9 ...
Neighborhoods for the rest of us: Bowmanville

Neighborhoods for the rest of us: Bowmanville

According to the Encyclopedia of Chicago, the founder of the Bowmanville subdivision in Lincoln Square skipped town after selling customers land he di ...
Catalpa Square is now Terra Place

Catalpa Square is now Terra Place

Even Old New York was once New Amsterdam. A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. The development at 2409 W Catalpa, however, may be smelling ...
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