07/17/2011 03:23 pm ET Updated Sep 16, 2011

Critic Says Memorials For Dead Cyclists Become Eyesores Over Time

Almost every day for the last 16 months, Ed Hooks has walked his dog Nugget past a painted white bike at the entrance to the North Side's Kosciuszko Park.

It's a memorial for Jepson Livingston, a 32-year-old man who died in 2009. Livingston was riding his bike on Diversey when he was struck by a van involved in a high-speed chase. The driver was arrested and charged with murder.

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