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. ┬áIt’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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