Red Line Near Irving and Sheridan, 1994

Near-Irving-Park-and-Sheridan-via-El-1994

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I saw this one day riding the Red Line up north to explore the city. I lived on the northwest side and never felt like I saw the city until I started photographing it. This mural was on a wall somewhere near Irving Park And Sheridan — close to Uptown. Being so used to an environment that seemed semi- suburban, these views seemed more ‘real’. As I felt some uneasiness, I also felt inspired. I began to see what my project was about. Focus…