Joyce Fernandes

In 2006, the City of Chicago installed eight concrete planter walls between the street and sidewalk of the Fullerton Avenue business corridor in the neighborhood of Logan Square. Intended as beautification elements, these walls were designed to receive decorative inserts. Due to the economy's downturn and the perceived insignificance of beautification projects, these low walls were never completed. Since then, they’ve been targeted by graffiti, and neighbors call them "tombstones."

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