The message from Central Lake View

Central Lakeview Merchants Associatoin street banners

I’m puzzled by the Central Lake View Merchants Association‘s street banners along Belmont and Sheffield. They’re the only ones I’ve ever seen in Chicago that have a human image on them.

What’s the message here? This area is not Boystown? A recommended rape-defense posture?


  • Emily 13 years

    I doubt any woman in a rape-defense posture would be smiling so broadly.

  • Fear produces unpredictable behavior.