#955: Churches on the Little Calumet

July 18th, 2018 § permalink

In Altgeld Gardens, the roads curve.

It’s an odd realization in a town snapped famously to a grid. But here in the far south south so south South Side crossing a street across the river takes you from Riverdale the Chicago neighborhood to Riverdale the separate municipal jurisdiction, in a housing projects that gives low-income families homes by poison and industrial waste sites, butted against a forest preserve where old men from the projects or the neighborhood glare steadily as they fish rotted waters, the roads curve.

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