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For a midcentury-modern furniture collector, Homewood is where the heart is

Longtime Homewood resident Kelly Caldwell has a bone to pick with Chicagoans who give short shrift to the city’s south suburbs. “I get annoyed with north-siders thinking we are a bunch of tasteless hillbillies,” says the 57-year-old midcentury-modern furniture collector, who’s lived in the Homewood-Flossmoor area since 1970.

“People say, ‘Why do you live so far?’ And I think, ‘Far from what?’ I mean, I’m very close to where I live. You can see the Sears Tower. We’re 26 miles from the Loop!” Please click here for Laura Pearson’s full story in the Reader.

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