She Wore Blue Velvet
I've passed this window of a subterranean bar
countless times. It was time to finally stop and
photograph it as the owner had already
obliterated one other piece of exterior art.
Marshall Taylor -- Champion
I'm constantly surprised at what I run across
during my rides through Chicago. For example,
this mural on 111th Street in Roseland. I was not aware of Mr. Taylor's exploits but a good many people are. Below is a link to a quick
timeline of his life and accomplishments.
This door on South Chicago Avenue isn't
junky or rusty, it has patina. Get out your
Starving Artists Welcome
Nothing like an outdoor art fair, even if it's in
a Pullman District alley.
Teach Your Children Well
A family in Little Village apparently takes
education importantly while possibly trying
to make it fun.
A most secretive spot in the city of Chicago.
This little man wasn't hamming it up for the
camera, he was simply a happy kid, hopefully
oblivious to many of the things going on
112th and S. Ellis Avenue.
Appearing one night only: The Doors, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Big Brother and the Holding Company and Otis Redding. December 15, 1967 at The Coliseum, 1513 S. Wabash, Chicago, Il. There may never be a super bill like this again.
Update: Concert canceled.
40 And Counting
The Jacob Henry Mansion is located on
Joliet's east side. This 16,000 square foot
structure has over forty rooms and is a
National Historic Landmark.
Tower of Strength
Joliet Correctional Center. Detail of the administration building.
Politicians, turn this entire structure into a low
cost historical museum while also encouraging the film industry to continue to use it in tv and movie productions.