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In the Shadow of the City

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Every city's got a place like this: that weird no man's land on the outskirts of town, with junk yards and landfills. Charlie Gregerson grew up near that stuff, on Chicago's far south side, and he remembers finding debris from famous Louis Sullivan masterpieces in the garbage dump after those buildings were demolished. (4 minutes)

Learn more or listen again to this week's episode, an updated version of an episode that aired February 24, 2007.

Photo by Jörg Schubert