LOVING OLD

Old things broadly, historic preservation specifically. Alternate title: Broken things in America.

River Grove, IL.
Feast your eyes on my sister’s “art” on her new blog, iamnotanartteacher.wordpress.com. Eileen has been tasked with running an art class for an after school program despite having no artistic skill, and I think she’s giving Mr. Finster a run for his money.
South Loop, Chicago, IL.
A former apartment inside Greater Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church. Chicago, August 2014.
calumet412:

North Ave Beach, 1956, Chicago.

calumet412:

North Ave Beach, 1956, Chicago.

gatrust:

canoeing out on Flint River, Dougherty County, GA 1920s.

gatrust:

canoeing out on Flint River, Dougherty County, GA 1920s.

Landscape of Exclusion: State Parks and Jim Crow in the American South. Forthcoming 2016 from the Library of American Landscape History.

Landscape of Exclusion: State Parks and Jim Crow in the American South. Forthcoming 2016 from the Library of American Landscape History.

Lost Horse Mine, Joshua Tree National Park.
Peoples Church. West Lawrence Ave., Chicago, IL.
Chicago, February 2014.