Author Archive for Eric Green

Across the Banks

It has been a long trip for the Zhou Brothers, who relocated to Chicago from China in the mid-1980s. They find a respite from that journey in their most recent work, “Li–The River of Souls” at the Zhou B Art Center–a riveting collection awash in a palette of cool colors.

Third Coast Style

In October 2011, fashion designer Horacio Nieto opened his Pilsen storefront. Since opening, it has attracted clientele and attention both as a standout in the design field, and as somewhat of a hidden Pilsen gem.

Garden Fresh

The Michigan Boulevard Garden Apartments in Bronzeville are a sorry sight. At one time, this building was among the city’s largest housing projects. It was built in 1929 by Julius Rosenwald, owner of Sears, Roebuck and Company, at the request…