How Chicago Gained a Park and a Strip Mall, but Lost a College

A recent series of articles in the Chicago Tribune highlighted the fact that much of Chicago lacks adequate parks and greenspace.  One way to deal with that problem is through the creation of pocket parks.  One such park exists along Milwaukee Avenue in Wicker Park. Mautene Court (1260 North Milwaukee Avenue) is unfortunately mostly paved, but it’s at least a small chunk of public space slightly away from the noise and commotion...

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