Pop quiz—What do these three buildings have in common?
They all need to be demolished. At least according to prevailing attitudes. These are just a few of the buildings on the city of Chicago’s chopping block, according to a series being featured at Gaper’s Block this year. Sociologist David Schalliol is posting portraits of 100 buildings threatened with demolition. I’m glad he’s collecting this info in one place, though it’s going to make me so sad to follow the updates. I only hope I can keep the house I’ve been working on standing for another hundred years at least.