The Tower is almost always considered an ill omen and usually follows The Devil around in the decks that contain it. The card was used in a variety early European printed tarot. Many designs depicted nude or scantily clad people fleeing burning buildings and lightning. The Tower’s imagery is probably a reference the Tower of [...]
In August 1970 activists hung a “Women Unite!” banner from the observation deck of the Foshay Tower. The effort was part of the Women’s Liberation Movement call for a nation wide strike to coincide the 50th anniversary of the adoption of the 19th amendment.
In June of 1969 Investors Diversified Services unveiled detailed plans for the redevelopment of an entire downtown block with a 57 story tower. After completion it’s completion in 1972, the IDS building became the tallest building west of Chicago. Coming in 225 feet taller than the Foshay Tower, IDS dominated the view of downtown from [...]
Here it is! The second card in my Twin City Tarot Deck. Technically this should have been the first one, but like so much of what I do, it’s one step forward and one step back. You’d think I’d be a pretty good dancer by now. I’m usually a little shy and lazy about citing [...]