February 20, 2019- Mirror Lake Hollow and Main Library beyond before dawn on a snowy February morning. Viewed from rear of old President's House.

February 20, 2019- Snowy very early morning looking up High St from E 12th.

March 2, 2019- "All are still welcome here." Maynard Ave United Methodist Chuch, 2350 Indianola Ave (established 1909), rejecting the anti-LGBT decisions of the February 2019 United Methodist General Conference in St. Louis MO.

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Michigan Ave Market, SW corner of Michigan and 3rd in Harrison West to the south of the University District.. Circa 1990. Building is fancy coffee shop for hipsters now. I hear it's about to become a fancy craft brewery for hipsters next.

From 1950-95, this neighborhood was a rough-and-tumble, multigenerational, working-class, Appalachian enclave. Then came gentrification. A whole population was priced out of their homes. A community was scattered. Its stories forgotten. People there now neither know nor care who lived there before.

I worry about the same fate befalling our University District neighborhoods.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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