Posted by: union03g | January 31, 2010

Nice History of Wicker Park

“The area — home to one of the largest emerging art districts in the country and a thriving underground culture — was cool, said Picchietti, but nasty. Storefronts were boarded up. Prostitutes and junkies staked out the nearby six-corner intersection of Milwaukee, Damen and North avenues. Drunks threw bottles at shop windows when bars closed at 2 a.m.”

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Wicker Park and Bucktown

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