In connection with our exhibition on Lafayette Park, we’ll feature a historic document each week. Today’s newsletter front page, along with other bits of information we will present through July, are courtesy of Betty Brown and the publication, "Thanks for the View, Mr. Mies," 2012. If you would like to share ephemera from Lafayette Park, send us a copy at email@example.com.
Today’s time machine comes in the form of “Our Place,” a newsletter cover from 1995 that boasts the following:
1.) A shout-out to Sam Johnson, who bought his 1347 Joliet (on the Meadow) unit from Juanita Dess. It’s noted Mr. Johnson worked for Chrysler as an inspector and had been there for more than 20 years (sigh, those were the days)
2.) A call for people to run for the board and, interestingly, a reminder that if you want to nominate someone for the board it’s important to first make sure they want to do it.
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