Activists, residents call for end to Skyway lease.

With the Chicago Skyway as a backdrop, community activist Raul Montes Jr.  (center, with tie) speaks to (left to right) resident Gerardo Gonzalez, Chicago-based muralist Alex Martinez and local business owners Katie Jimenez, and Gonzalo Hernandez, on South Ewing. Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood Sunday. Montes is calling for Mayor Rahm Emanuel to end the city's lease of the Chicago Skyway.

( (Photo for the Tribune by Andrew Nelles) )

With the Chicago Skyway as a backdrop, community activist Raul Montes Jr. (center, with tie) speaks to (left to right) resident Gerardo Gonzalez, Chicago-based muralist Alex Martinez and local business owners Katie Jimenez, and Gonzalo Hernandez, on South Ewing. Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood Sunday. Montes is calling for Mayor Rahm Emanuel to end the city's lease of the Chicago Skyway.

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