Wednesday, January 19, 2011
"We’re Kind Of All Looking Out For Each Other Anyway"
It's one street (Broadway) running through one community (Uptown), but it's two different wards, developed under two different aldermen with very different ideas about what ingredients go into creating a successful neighborhood. Read Medill Reports' "Nefarious" Activities In 46th Alarm Neighboring Ward.
Our favorite line is from Shake Rattle & Read's Ric Addy, who's been here long enough to have seen it all. In reference to the Wilson Red Line station, he says: "I think it’s worse than a toilet."
[Psst! Jones Lang Lasalle, are you listening? The brown paint was an improvement, but that was a couple years ago, and things have gotten worse. We could use a little help here. Maybe some rehab. Some marketing. Some retail tenants. Hello... hello... is this thing on?]