Nicole Bell, a resident, stands outside the Marshall Hotel, one of the last remaining Single Room Occupancies in Chicago’s Northside.
Bell points out her decorations as she walks through the tiny room.
The Marshall’s future hangs in the balance of an upcoming change in ownership, leaving the current residents wondering where they, and their few belongings, will find themselves in the coming year.
Miguel “3rd Rail” Fuentes shows a headline in the news of crime committed on the CTA.
“It’s bad luck to wash your beret,” Ken Dosier explains. “The medals are mostly there to show how long you’ve been an Angel.” Dosier has been a Guardian Angel for over 25 years .
Fuentes mentors a less experienced Angel, Shawn Mathews, 20, in what to watch for as they look over the Ashland stop on the Pink Line of the CTA .
“Pilsen Outpost”- April 17, 2015. On the corner of South Damen and 21st, the Pilsen Outpost offers resources and gallery space to artists.
“Old and New”- April, 2015. Energy efficient condos and renovated loft spaces now dot 18th and 19th St. This is particularly the case nearer to University Village. and Little Villlage.
Oboi Reed, of Slow Roll Chicago, helps Henderson with his Halloween costume for the Gathering Parade. Slow Roll aims to add “context and clarity” to some of the issues that face bicycle advocacy in Chicago.
Coralee Montes, office manager at West Town Bikes, remembers gang activity that used to take place on the block before the organization expanded into full-scale education facility and bike shop.