Slice of Life: Hollywood in Real Life

In case you thought that vagrants huddled around a burning trash can was just something that Hollywood invented to add atmosphere to movies — nope.  They’re real.  Here’s one I came across a couple of nights ago on Franklin Street.

They’re much smokier in real life.  Perhaps it has some kind of de-louisng affect on those who huddle close to it.


Author: Editor

Editor founded the Chicago Architecture Blog in 2003, after a long career in journalism. He can be reached at

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