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Your heart is an empty storage unit

There’s a mannequin staring down from the second-floor window of the Lock Up Self Storage on Lincoln. She has a blonde wig and a stoic demeanor—the sort of world-weariness that comes from being frozen in one spot against your will. When I moved the bulk of my earthly possessions into an eight-by-ten-foot storage unit in […]

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Going Back to Cali…By Way of Bridgeport

When I moved from Los Angeles to Chicago, one of the things I missed most was the sunny, plant-filled living spaces that were ubiquitous on the west coast. India McQuoid and Chris Neeley’s Bridgeport loft channels that California sensibility. Rumored to have once been a Chinese fish factory, the three-bedroom home is smartly decorated with […]