n.— «But two years after construction began, the 41 promised condos still haven’t come. Instead, side-by-side cinderblock shells became a squatters’ camp for up to half a dozen people, a shooting gallery for heroin addicts and a haven for prostitution.…Many refer to it as the “abandominium,” and it’s a constant source of anger and frustration for its neighbors.» —“‘Renegade project’ leaves ruins in heart of Avondale” by Johnathon E. Briggs Chicago Tribune Aug. 1, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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