They are amazing photos, but even more so when you know the story of the then-novice Columbia College photography student from Japan who took them.
Concerned about a surge in home prices along the wildly-popular 606 trail, a pair of local aldermen have a plan to stop that gentrification.
Ald. Moreno says an act of vandalism at his office, apparently targeting his gentrification stance, will not deter his pro-growth agenda.
“Insult to injury, man,” Justine Bayod-Espoz said of the venue change to a 5,412-square-foot house that’s the picture of North Side gentrification.
His appearance at a $50-a-plate “Discussion of Gentrification with Ald. Joe Moreno” won’t quiet criticism.