Landmark Status in Pilsen: Good or Bad for the Neighborhood?

Landmark Status in Pilsen: Good or Bad for the Neighborhood?

By Jay Shefsky | WTTW News – News.WTTW.com – Image: Chicago Department Of Planning And Development. The Pilsen neighborhood, in Chicago, Illinois, has been at the center of battles over gentrification. Now the longtime Mexican American community is facing...
Iconic Tucson murals restored

Iconic Tucson murals restored

By news4tucson – KVOA.com – Video Capture: NBC4 | KVOA.com. Tucson, Arizona – Murals that have decorated El Rio Neighborhood Center for more than 40 years have been restored. Local artists have spent their summer restoring three of the five original pieces...
Chicago’s murals and mosaics

Chicago’s murals and mosaics

By Sun-Times staff – Chicago.SunTimes.com – Photo: Annie Costabile | Sun-Times. Photo: A mural at 1813 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Acclaimed writer Nelson Algren once described Chicago, Illinois, as “an October sort of city even in spring.” But it’s not...