The owner or owners of one of my favorite houses in Chicago continue to expand their already considerable presence on the corner of Monticello and Barry. Here is a photo of an animal and ladder construction that was added recently. You can see older photos of this house here. There is currently a For Rent sign in one of the windows and while I’m not looking for a place, it’s tempting to respond just to see what the interior has to offer.

The owner or owners of one of my favorite houses in Chicago continue to expand their already considerable presence on the corner of Monticello and Barry. Here is a photo of an animal and ladder construction that was added recently. You can see older photos of this house here. There is currently a For Rent sign in one of the windows and while I’m not looking for a place, it’s tempting to respond just to see what the interior has to offer.

From the yard of an extraordinary house on the corner of Barry and Monticello in Chicago. Yes, those wooden constructions feature a portrait of Che Guevara. More here.

From the yard of an extraordinary house on the corner of Barry and Monticello in Chicago. Yes, those wooden constructions feature a portrait of Che Guevara. More here.

From the yard alongside an extraordinary house on the corner of Barry and Monticello in Chicago. I posted about this home before but it continues to evolve. More here.

From the yard alongside an extraordinary house on the corner of Barry and Monticello in Chicago. I posted about this home before but it continues to evolve. More here.

From the yard alongside an extraordinary house on the corner of Barry and Monticello in Chicago. I posted about this home before but it continues to evolve. More here.

From the yard alongside an extraordinary house on the corner of Barry and Monticello in Chicago. I posted about this home before but it continues to evolve. More here.

Warm weather in Chicago demands an exploration of its outdoor painted surfaces. A heavily painted property on the West side that is filled with outdoor collections, paintings and signage. I posted about the garage door from this house in September, 2010.

Warm weather in Chicago demands an exploration of its outdoor painted surfaces. A heavily painted property on the West side that is filled with outdoor collections, paintings and signage. I posted about the garage door from this house in September, 2010.

Documentation of a vibrantly painted garage door on the northwest side of Chicago. This entire house, and much of the property around it, is filled with paintings, constructions and other added details. I really need to go back and document it more fully.

Documentation of a vibrantly painted garage door on the northwest side of Chicago. This entire house, and much of the property around it, is filled with paintings, constructions and other added details. I really need to go back and document it more fully.