The Flood of Neglect

In 1992, Chicago was every bit as busy as it is today. In a growing and thriving city like this, often times repair projects get put on the back burner. The problem started when the city approved the replacement of support pillars on the Kinzie Street Bridge. Unknown to the workers, there was an old…

The Great Flood…In My Basement

We had just sat down for a nice family dinner when it began to rain. It was steady, but not too heavy at first. Then it started to pour down faster. I went down into the basement to find my window well half full of water, and little streams trickling through the seems of the…