by YoChicago1 1,449 views
Travis talks about his best friend, former Chicago Mayor Harold Washington, about housing opportunities in Chatham, and more.
by YoChicago1 1,735 views
Eighty-seven year old real estate developer Dempsey Travis talks about racism, housing segregation in Chicago, and the Chatham neighborhood he's lived in for the past 40 years.
by YoChicago1 720 views
Legendary Chicago entrepreneur and author Dempsey J. Travis talks about his home neighborhood of Chatham, some of the nearby neighborhoods, and the impact the 2016 Olympics would have on Chicago's Washington Park neighborhood.
by YoChicago1 2,512 views
Join us for a brief walk through one of the fewer than two dozen African-American owned supermarkets in the entire United States, and meet its owner, Leonard Harris.
by YoChicago1 770 views
Vernie Joseph French, Sr, was an extraordinary man who died recently at age 85.
We were at St Clotilde Church, in Chicago's Chatham neighborhood, the morning of his funeral.
His life is so representative of so many of Chatham's extraordinary residents that we thought it proper to read from his obituary while showing a walk-through of St Clotilde.
by YoChicago1 5,242 views
Park Manor is a sub-neighborhood of Grand Crossing (a/k/a Greater Grand Crossing).
Its boundaries are 79th St to 67th St (Marquette Rd), from Cottage Grove Ave (800 E) west to the Dan Ryan Expy, in ZIP codes 60619 and 60637.
Some people consider the southern four blocks of Park Manor to be part of Chatham, its neighbor to the south.
Our drive starts at the southwest corner of the neighborhood and wends east and north.
by YoChicago1 2,892 views
YoChicago takes a leisurely drive through these stable, middle-class, predominantly African-American neighborhoods on Chicago's south side.
by YoChicago1 569 views
A 4 bedroom, 2 bath bungalow in Chicago's south-side Chatham neighborhood costs about $225K, but the same property in Belmont Heights on the northwest side goes for $350-$400K.
What's the difference? The Curmudgeon says it's nothing but the skin color of your neighbors, and suggests that's a "skin disease" that costs $800 to $1,100 a month to treat.