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Uptown Tent City Residents and Supporting Clergy Shut Down Lake Shore Drive For 45 Minutes, Demand Housing

CHICAGO, IL --(ENEWSPF)--September 7, 2017.  Residents of the Wilson and Lawrence viaducts (also known as Uptown Tent City), clergy and supporters from all over the north side shut down the southbound Lake Shore Drive entrance ramp for 55 minutes this morning at 8:35 AM, demanding that all residents of both Wilson and Lawrence viaducts receive housing before the city plans to evict them on September 18th, less than two weeks away.

Supporters of the residents blocked rush hour traffic from 8:35 AM to 9:30 AM, with tents assembled. Pastor . . .

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