50x50 Neighborhood Arts Project

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 Marcus Akinlana (CPAG) "The Great Migration," 1995 and Kevin Orth, "Circus Shrine" 1995

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In June, the City of Chicago announced the selected local artists and the participating communities. Many of these works are in the early stages of production and will be dedicated this October during the Public Art Festival.

Below are the projects that have been completed or are nearing completion, they include:

 

Completed Projects

3rd Ward – Community Solar Powered Pyramid at 436 E. 47th St., Ald. Pat Dowel and Olusola Akintunde3rd Ward – Community Solar Powered Pyramid, Ald. Pat Dowel and Olusola Akintunde

 

 

10th Ward – Mural on SkyArt, Ald. Susan Garza and Jeff Zimmermann with SkyArt students10th Ward – Mural on SkyArt, Ald. Susan Garza and Jeff Zimmermann with SkyArt students

 

 

20th Ward – Mosaic Mural at 63rd St., Ald. Willie Cochran  and Green Star Movement

22nd Ward – Yollocalli Murals, Ald. Ricardo Munoz and Yollocalli Art Reach (three locations)

24th Ward – 7000 Oaks Project in Lawndale’s Homan Square. Ald, Michael Scott, Joseph Bueys and SAIC Office of Engagement

30th Ward – Four Murals at the Kilburn Park Oranic Greenhouse, Ald. Ariel Reboyras and Northwester Arts Association (September 30 Celebration and Dedication)

37th Ward – Industry of the Ordinary, Temporary Performance on the history of labor in the community, Ald. Emma Mitts and Adam Brooks and Mat Wilson

 

44th Ward – Mural at Belmont and Kenmore, Ald. Tom Tunney and Green Star Moveme44th Ward – Mural at Belmont and Kenmore, Ald. Tom Tunney and Green Star Movement

 

 

 

Works near completion, in progress or about to begin:

9th Ward – Historic Pullman Mural, Ald. Anthony Beale and Rahmaan Barnes9th Ward – Historic Pullman Mural, Ald. Anthony Beale and Rahmaan Barnes

 

 

11th Ward – Dance Performance, October 5-7 in Palimissano Park – ELEMENTAL, Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson and Erica Mott11th Ward – Dance Performance, October 5-7 in Palimissano Park – ELEMENTAL, Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson and Erica Mott

 

 

19th Ward – Sculpture at Bohn Park, Ald. Matt O’Shea and Davis McCarty

 

25th Ward – Mural Project, Ald. Danny Solis and El Paseo Community Garden25th Ward – Mural Project, Ald. Danny Solis and El Paseo Community Garden

 

 

26th Ward – Murals – 16 doors on Division Street between Western and California honoring Puerto Rico, Ald. Roberto Maldonado and Sam Kirk and various artists26th Ward – Murals – 16 doors on Division Street between Western and California honoring Puerto Rico, Ald. Roberto Maldonado and Sam Kirk and various artists

 

27th Ward – Yellow Brick Road at CHI site at Western and Adams, Ald. Walter Burnett and Amanda Williams27th Ward – Yellow Brick Road at CHI site at Western and Adams, Ald. Walter Burnett and Amanda Williams

 

 

28th Ward – Quantum Hope at the Disease Control Center at Ogden and Taylor Street, Ald. Jason Ervin and Nicole Beck28th Ward – Quantum Hope at the Disease Control Center at Ogden and Taylor Street, Ald. Jason Ervin and Nicole Beck

 

 

31st Ward – Tunnel Murals at Diversey, Ald. Milly Santiago and Bryant Jones31st Ward – Tunnel Murals at Diversey, Ald. Milly Santiago and Bryant Jones

 

 

32nd Ward – Mural on The 606, Ald. Scott Waguespack and Tony Passero32nd Ward – Mural on The 606, Ald. Scott Waguespack and Tony Passero

 

 

33rd Ward – Territory – Albany Park People Spot, Ald. Deb Mell and Territory33rd Ward – Territory – Albany Park People Spot, Ald. Deb Mell and Territory, (Oct. 7-8 installation)

 

 

37th Ward – Dorrell Creightney photos at Central and Austin Green line stops37th Ward – Photographic Lightbox/Partnership with CTA, Ald. Emma Mits and Dorrel Chrightney Photography

 

 

40th Ward – Totems at the West Ridge Nature Preserve, Ald. Patrick O’Connor and Green Star Movement40th Ward – Totems at the West Ridge Nature Preserve, Ald. Patrick O’Connor and Green Star Movement

 

 

41st Ward – O’Hare Airport, Ald. Anthony Napolitano and Mitchell Egly41st Ward – O’Hare Airport, Ald. Anthony Napolitano and Mitchell Egly

 

 

42nd Ward – Sculpture at State and Lake Street, Ald. Brendan Reilly and John Aducci42nd Ward – Sculpture at State and Lake Street, Ald. Brendan Reilly and John Aducci

 

 

43rd Ward – Mural at the Armitage EL Station, Ald. Michelle Smith and Ruben Aguirre43rd Ward – Mural at the Armitage EL Station, Ald. Michelle Smith and Ruben Aguirre

 

 

45th Ward – Sculpture (Ho-Chunck Indians), Ald. John Arena and Bernard Williams45th Ward – Sculpture (Ho-Chunck Indians), Ald. John Arena and Bernard Williams

 

 

46th Ward – Monumental Sculpture at Triangle Intersection, Ald. James Cappleman and Lucy Silivinski46th Ward – Monumental Sculpture at Triangle Intersection, Ald. James Cappleman and Lucy Silivinski

 

 

48th Ward – Cheryl Pope Championship Banners at the Broadway Armory, Ald. Harry Osterman and Cheryl Pope48th Ward – Cheryl Pope Championship Banners at the Broadway Armory, Ald. Harry Osterman and Cheryl Pope

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