As Iron Clyde From factory to skate park to restaurant. This is in the skate park stage. The buildings to the right are demolished now, and in their place are hockey rinks. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: alleys, boarded-windows, shadows, signs... This building looked like some sort of office. These aluminum powder kegs were forgotten in storage. A handmade sign tracks the progress through the current beet campaign. For this factory, it was about 30 years ago. Perhaps the idea was to pit shifts against each other. Between the gauges for the power plant boilers and the steam pump flywheels. I never knew that all those elementary school balance bar exercises were for a very serious purpose: not falling to one’s death in the event they uncover lost Chicago history. A diesel crane and conveyor belt tripper are the major pieces of equipment that dominate the dock. A window for light and air pokes above the big arch in the hallway. Most of the interior ceilings were broad brick archways. At this junction where Brewery Creek gets a breath of fresh air stands a kid holding a paintbrush: a Banksy (famous graffiti artist) ripoff. One of the storage bunkers was cracked open. I wonder how effective this heavy door would actually be… I expect, not very.