For people feeling powerless and isolated in their communities, the New York City Real Estate Investment Cooperative could inspire new co-op housing options locally.
Erik is a native Chicagoan who moved to Logan Square in 2006 and fell in love. An illustrator with a self-published children's book, he also enjoys writing, filmmaking and exploring the city.
Follow Erik on Flickr at http://flickr.com/erikislandinc
And check out his children's book at http://bit.ly/jinglestheelephant