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Printed Matters

ust north of the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal is an ashen, defunct funeral parlor. At Oakley and 24th, the nineteenth-century, two-story building—still marked by a sign for “West Town Funeral Home”—is simple but striking, its stone exterior split by skinny lancet windows. Inside are not crematoria and empty caskets, but a fully-working press. The […]