Melanie Parke

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TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan — In the early part of the twentieth century, two emigrants from Armenia named Guleserian and Altoonjian arrived in Petoskey, in northern Michigan, and decided to go into business importing and selling “rugs and other novelty goods” in this remote but prosperous town.

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CHICAGO — The fourth installment of a series in which artists send me a photo and a description of their workspace.

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