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A full set of images have been released of the latest collaboration between pop culture icon Pharrell Williams and adidas Originals. The capsule collection, entitled the “Jacquard Pack”, features bold patterned colors of the Stan Smith silhouette and the timeless Superstar track jacket.

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JUNTA COMUNITARIA: ANTI-GENTRIFICACION IN PILSEN, CHICAGO 


“Dusek’s, Punchbowl, Honkeytonk, Lagunitas Brewery, Pilsen Vintage, Comet Vintage, Knee Deep Vintage, Bowtruss coffee, Beurrage French Bakery, Sip and Splash, are just a handful of the many gentrifying businesses that dot our community. NOW the newest coming attractions to Pilsen: 400 LUXURY CONDOS and rumors of STARBUCKS and ANOTHER coffee and pastry shop, DOLLOPS. Something needs to be done before the damage is irreversible to the working class immigrant culture of this community.

Everything that makes up this community—our churches, our shops, our community organizations and programs, our schools, our neighbors, our friends, our family, our community centers, and our culture are being removed for the will of the market and for the tastes of the upper classes!!!

The affluent are moving in and displacing working class families at an even faster rate than before, and as it stands our community and the Mexican cultural presence in the inner city is not going to last if we sit around and do nothing!

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Civil War Veterans Standing By A Memorial At Rosehill Cemetery, 1916

Rosehill Cemetery is a Victorian era cemetery on the North Side of Chicago, Illinois, USA, and at 350 acres, is the largest cemetery in the City of Chicago. The cemetery contains many monuments that are notable for their beauty and eccentricity

Rosehill includes, among other attractions, the graves of numerous Chicago mayors (including Long John Wentworth), Civil War generals and soldiers, and Charles Gates Dawes, Vice President of the United States. Household names such as Oscar Mayer, Montgomery Ward, and Richard Sears are interred here as well.

Credit: DN-0066351, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum.