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Southwest Side Purchase Pool Drives Quantity Discounts

“The more you buy, the more you save” (aka ‘spaving’) has to be one of advertising’s most egregious clichés, encouraging shoppers to buy things in quantity that they may not need in the first place.

 

A portrait of the artist as a young real estate developer

On Chicago’s South Side, Theaster Gates—an artist with a background in urban planning—is building a community.

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