Kirsten Ginzky interviews the group's founder for Belt Publishing's "Chicago Neighborhood Guidebook."
From the Chicago Neighborhood Guidebook.
Walking around Columbus, Ohio, the influence of Frank Packard's architecture is everywhere you look.
The introduction to a new book on "community trauma and toxic stress in urban America."
“It touched everybody all over the country who lived in public housing.” [From "The St. Louis Anthology"]
"There was always a sense of something missing, a story still jumbled and incomplete..." From "Under Purple Skies: The Minneapolis Anthology."
A tour of Milwaukee's conflicted Grohmann Museum. From "The Milwaukee Anthology."
"Sometimes when I am driving down the freeway...I think of the reasons I love Detroit."
An excerpt from The Milwaukee Anthology.
I wasn’t having any of it. My mother brought my older sister and me to Chapel Hill Mall each year to visit with Archie the Talking Snowman. But I wasn’t fooled. Snowmen don’t talk, and I didn’t trust the disembodied voice that floated from above.