"Whenever the Mexican family has a birthday party, they bring me ice cream and cake. We’ve been neighbors for almost ten years. Now they’re having to move because the landlord raised their rent."

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Nowhere Zone: The Rise, Fall, and Rise of Normal Heights

North of Adams was like what south of Adams is now.

“Of all the things we did for Normal Heights, the most important was down-zoning. When the community plan was finalized in 1985, no one could build any more of those big ugly apartment buildings.”


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