May the luck of the Irish be with you today.
At this intersection is an old building – built in 1912 – that can easily go unnoticed. The ground floor has been remuddled into a mute brown wooden shadow, and over the years it has been hard to discern if Raymond J. Skosky Family Dentistry was still actually open for business.
But he most certainly is, and I’m guessing that last year he got a new employee that noticed the three display windows facing out onto Bates, and decided to embrace the opportunity.
This past Christmas was when I first noticed an elaborate display in each window, and they have yet to miss a major holiday.
I had completely overlooked that St. Pat’s was coming up until I passed by the Skosky windows the other night. So, not only have they made a majorily positive difference within their small section of the South Side, they are the most enchanting and reliable holiday calendar one could ask for. Thank you for doing this!