Elizabeth Vanderau

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Is a Walkable Midwest Possible?

When compared to other countries, America receives consistently low walkability scores. A recent study released by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy found that, of the 1,000 cities...

Safeguarding Ukraine’s Artistic Heritage on Chicago’s West Side

Generations of Ukrainian immigrants have called Chicago’s Ukrainian Village home. An explosion of avant garde creativity in the area in the ‘60s and ‘70s gave birth to an art museum whose mission seems prescient today. Now, the art that hangs in the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art's galleries serves as a small but mighty protest against Russia’s attempts to erase Ukrainian culture.

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