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Go Ahead, Move to Brooklyn

To the editor: So, self-indulgent crybabies posing as artists are a-weepin’ and a-whinin’ that they can’t afford to live in in-town suburbia whiteland: Bucktown, Wicker Park, Lincoln Park. They threaten to move to Brooklyn. Dear, oh dear. We will be sorry. We will be “A City Without Art” (November 2 cover story by Jeff Huebner). […]

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Put Your Mortgage Where Your Mouth Is

To the editors: Re: John Holden’s coverage of Guaranteed Home Equity Programs in the Neighborhood News column on March 20, 1987. The rapid racial resegregation that occurred in many Chicago neighborhoods in the 1960s and ’70s has slowed in the 1980s. It has slowed because economic conditions until quite recently made it more difficult for […]