• Tags:61st Street Community Garden, public safety, Robert Pogue Harrison, University of Chicago
striking motif plays through our conversations with gardeners. A
number have observed that, within the boundaries of the 61st Street
garden, they feel safe and at home in the city. They cite several
reasons for this. The comings...
• Tags:61st Street Community Garden, sustainability, University of Chicago
For the last few weeks, I have been talking with
gardeners at an imperiled community garden on the South Side of Chicago. My colleagues at the Invisible Institute and
I are making a “live documentary” about the garden, daily posting short...
• Tags:Back Story Cafe, Chicago Theological Seminary, Experimental Station, University of Chicago
Launch photo essay by Patricia Evans
Blank slates make for easy planning. Awareness of ecological richness confounds the process, creating conditions for innovation. The purpose of this essay is to complicate the planning process for the...
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