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With the abundance of so many online shopping options, it’s easy to just stay at home and shop in your jammies. Lots of people do. And that makes it tough for local retailers.
The Sears tower now is Willis Tower. The Hancock awaits a new name. The original Berghoff closed in 2006. Marshall Field’s became Macy’s. And banks that once were solid neighborhood fixtures have closed or have been swallowed up by bigger players.
When you’ve fallen behind on your rent or mortgage and eviction or foreclosure looms, people feel shame, fear, and uncertainty.
An influx of new money and residents adds a gleam to the neighborhood – new amenities, home renovations, and alluring shops.