#541: Carroll Street

October 12th, 2015

On Oct. 8, 2015, photographer AJ Kane and I hopped a median under Trump Tower to explore Carroll Street, a long-forgotten subterranean road running 30 feet and a world beneath Chicago’s downtown.

Via an interactive StoryMapJS from Northwestern University’s Knight Lab, this is what we found.

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The Chicago History Museum is including some of my writing in an exhibition opening this weekend

EDIT 1/4/16: I just discovered these amazing old photos of Carroll Street from as far back as the 1960s.

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