Sacred Heart Neighborhood on the near South Side has seen a renewed interest, due in large part to the promotions of a concert venue at the Vollrath Tavern. Can a bar revitalize a neighborhood? I’m not sure, but attracting people from around the city to a little-known street with a boatload of potential is a win in my book. The street in question is Palmer Street:
The neighborhood is a photographer’s dream, ranging from gritty graffiti:
to the sublime spires of Sacred Heart Church:
To a great panorama view of downtown:
to the fantastic entrance of the Vollrath itself:
Here’s the full gallery of pictures that I took on my visit last week. Sorry that some of these are repeats, I’m still getting used to the image gallery quirks in wordpress. Enjoy!