Colleen Moore’s Fairy Tale Castle of Chicago

Moore used her fairies and their castle to stitch up an alarmingly tattered social contract, providing an occasion for people of all ages, races, classes and backgrounds to look together at an astonishing object and to contemplate how collaboratively through the pooling of their individual contributions, they could move proverbial mountains.

2024-04-22T10:11:10-04:00April 15, 2024|

“As Tough as the Steel We Produced”

There seems to be a complex equation that residents have to live with, a struggle between acknowledging the past and hoping for the future while demonstrating their community’s resilience. A necessity of crafting out a tomorrow in the rust.

2023-08-19T10:07:48-04:00August 14, 2023|

That That Is… (Not): 1991-1992

When I announced that I was writing this book, I was immediately asked several times if Albini would be providing a cover blurb. The question was posed partially seriously and partially sarcastically, with the ratio dependent on the questioner.

2023-03-11T09:10:48-05:00March 6, 2023|
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