Friday, August 10, 2012

Unattractive, Cheaply Constructed.


"Most of the newcomers have settled between Ashland and the lake, a medium-density area that is full of old but comfortable three-story apartment buildings, well maintained brick homes, and "four-plus-ones" (unattractive, cheaply constructed apartment buildings, made possible by a peculiarity of Chicago's housing code until they were finally outlawed a few years ago)".

Read more at The Chicago Reader: Rogers Park, 1977


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