Graffiti Artist Xenz Visualizes A Dark Turn Of The Century Chicago Loop
Jul08

Graffiti Artist Xenz Visualizes A Dark Turn Of The Century Chicago Loop

A fountain gently burbled as I walked into the pocket park at West Monroe and South Wells in the Loop this afternoon. Worker bees ate Jersey Mike’s subs and fiddled with their smartphones. Did any of them know the grisly, infamous history of this site? My guess is, probably not, unless they read Gus Russo’s 2003 book “The Outfit.” Russo specializes in researching the Mafia and the JFK assassination. “The Outfit” traces Chicago’s...

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