paris of the plains
Sunday, May 27, 2018
Elegy for Elmhurst
Etched in stone on Pennsylvania street, near Valentine road. * * * The old stone wall looks like others around town, low b...
Friday, April 27, 2018
A hard and brutal business
Centennial Methodist Church, 19th street and Woodland avenue. * * * It was a fair and cool Tuesday morning, seventy years a...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Ephemeral city: Night club matchbooks
* * * One of the two matchbook covers. * * * The two matchbooks, dating to the 1930s, came from a downtown supper ...
Sunday, February 25, 2018
Ephemeral city: Transit map
The map was hanging in a local antique mall, framed and priced appropriately for an 80-year-old artifact of this town's golden ag...
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