Chicago’s Folk Art Walls
Aug08

Chicago’s Folk Art Walls

If you walk around Chicago long enough you’ll eventually come across something like this.  It’s the Catalpa Flats (1516 North Sedgwick Street) in Old Town, where the owner has augmented its walls with bits and baubles and turned it into a piece of folk art. I’ve seen similar ones on North Dearborn in the Near North neighborhood, and along a street I don’t remember in Lincoln Park. Many are embedded with sea...

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