“So you’re a hipster?” This is the most common response I receive when asked what Chicago neighborhood I live in. Referred to as a “city of neighborhoods, the distinct personalities of Chicago’s 200 neighborhoods (in 77 community areas) are integral to the city’s DNA. Between cultural and historical heritage, roots in industry and immigration, and contemporary reclamation the span of Chicago’s community associations is as great as the range of residents.
Slightly Insulting Chicago Posters highlights the ‘hood qualities on which we lovingly call our neighbors out. Each poster takes on Chicago stereotypes in stylish satire. More neighborhood posters are in the works, and will soon be available on Etsy, so whether you’re a Roscoe Village stroller-pusher, Lincoln Park frat boy, or Pilsen, you know, Mexican you’ll be able to rep your neighborhood pride in print.