Lost Generation Landmarks – Margaret Anderson’s apartment

Last week we profiled Margaret Anderson’s influential literary magazine, The Little Review. What I didn’t realize was just how close the apartment she started it in is to where we live, so we headed over the other day to check it out. The apartment building itself is fairly nondescript, the kind of older brick buildingContinue reading “Lost Generation Landmarks – Margaret Anderson’s apartment”

Ernest Hemingway’s birthplace in Oak Park, Illinois

In a recent visit over to Oak Park, about 40 minutes from where we live on the far North Side of Chicago, we strolled over to Ernest Hemingway’s birthplace, a beautiful Victorian house that is now a museum. Lovingly restored in the 1990s, they normally do frequent tours, but due to the pandemic, do themContinue reading “Ernest Hemingway’s birthplace in Oak Park, Illinois”