An Hour on North Broadway

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Blizzards may hit the 6000 block of North Broadway in Edgewater, but the streets, shops and community centers remain busy for local residents.

By Jordan Kunkel

We braved the cold and snow on a Monday in January to document what life is like on 6000 North Broadway in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood.

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Tents like this one (spotted where Broadway meets Granville) help the homeless fight the harsh Chicago weather traditions. The nearest shelters are Cornerstone Community Outreach and Sarah’s Circle in Uptown, and the Night Ministry in Ravenswood.
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The Growling Rabbit is a popular places to escape the cold and eat. Be sure to grab a coffee and a bombwich the next time you’re there.
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Mosaics outside Whole Foods Market brighten the walk of residents heading down North Broadway.
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Blizzards may hit the 6000 block of North Broadway in Edgewater, but the streets, shops and community centers remain busy for local residents.
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CTA staff receives special training each winter to stay safe and stay on schedule, according to the official CTA website.
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Senn High School showcases student talent while beautifying the street through public art. Poem by Kameha Cemal.

 

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